lateral femoral circumflex artery

noun

: an artery that branches from the deep femoral artery or from the femoral artery itself and that supplies the muscles of the lateral part of the thigh and hip joint compare medial femoral circumflex artery

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“Lateral femoral circumflex artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lateral%20femoral%20circumflex%20artery. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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