deep femoral artery

noun

Medical Definition of deep femoral artery

: the large deep branch of the femoral artery formed where it divides about two inches (five centimeters) below the inguinal ligament

called also profunda artery, profunda femoris, profunda femoris artery

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“Deep femoral artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/deep%20femoral%20artery. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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