Medical Definition of Cruciate anastomosis

1. Crucial anastomosis, a four-way anastomosis between branches of the first perforating branch of the deep femoral, inferior gluteal and medial and lateral circumflex femoral arteries, located posterior to the upper part of the femur. Formerly described as commonly occurring; investigations show it rarely occurs in the four-way "cross" pattern. (05 Mar 2000)



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