lateral femoral circumflex artery

noun

Medical Definition of lateral femoral circumflex artery

: 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 17 Oct. 2021.

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