Medical Definition of Descending branch

1. Branch of an artery or nerve passing inferiorly. Descending branches have been described for the following: descending branch of hypoglossal nerve, superior root of ansa cervicalis; descending branch of lateral circumflex femoral artery; descending branch of the occipital artery. Synonym: ramus descendens. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Descending Branch

descendens hypoglossi
descendent
descendents
descender
descenders
descendeur
descendibilities
descendibility
descendible
descending
descending(a)
descending Ss
descending anterior branch
descending aorta
descending artery of knee
descending branch (current term)
descending branch of hypoglossal nerve
descending branch of lateral circumflex femoral artery
descending branch of occipital artery
descending colon
descending colons
descending current
descending degeneration
descending genicular artery
descending neuritis
descending node
descending nucleus of the trigeminus
descending palatine artery
descending part of aorta
descending part of duodenum

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