Definition of Circumflex artery of the thigh

1. Noun. An artery that supplies the hip joint and thigh muscles.

Exact synonyms: Arteria Circumflexa Femoris
Generic synonyms: Circumflex Artery
Group relationships: Thigh



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Circumflex Artery Of The Thigh

circumferentor
circumferentors
circumfix
circumfixal
circumfixation
circumfixed
circumfixes
circumfixing
circumflect
circumflection
circumflections
circumflex
circumflex accent
circumflex accents
circumflex artery
circumflex artery of the thigh (current term)
circumflex branch of left coronary artery
circumflex femoral arteries
circumflex femoral vein
circumflex fibular artery
circumflex humeral arteries
circumflex humeral artery
circumflex iliac arteries
circumflex iliac artery
circumflex iliac vein
circumflex nerve
circumflex scapular artery
circumflex vein
circumflex veins
circumflexes

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. ..."

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