Definition of Circumflex artery of the thigh
1. Noun. An artery that supplies the hip joint and thigh muscles.
Generic synonyms: Circumflex Artery
Group relationships: Thigh
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Literary usage of Circumflex artery of the thigh
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1846)
"The external circumflex artery of the thigh rising from it was very much enlarged. Below the sartorius and rectus muscles it proceeded at first outwards, ..."
2. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"This layer is perforated by the ascending twigs of the lateral circumflex artery of the thigh. M. Tensor Fasciae Latae (OT Tensor Fasciae Femoris). ..."
3. Practical anatomy, a manual of dissections by Christopher Heath (1877)
"... which it supplies, and ends at the anterior border of the ilium by anastomosing with the superior branch of the external circumflex artery of the thigh. ..."