Definition of Perineal artery

1. Noun. A branch of the internal pudendal artery that supplies superficial structures of the perineum.

Exact synonyms: Arteria Perinealis
Generic synonyms: Arteria, Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery

Medical Definition of Perineal artery

1. Origin, internal pudendal; distribution, superficial structures of the perineum; anastomoses, external pudendal arteries. Synonym: arteria perinealis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perineal Artery

perinatal care
perinatal death
perinatal medicine
perinatal mortality
perinatal mortality rate
perinatal transmission
perineal artery (current term)
perineal body
perineal branches of posterior femoral cutaneous nerve
perineal flexure of rectum
perineal hernia
perineal lithotomy
perineal muscles
perineal nerves
perineal raphae
perineal section
perineal spaces

Literary usage of Perineal artery

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"They anastomose with branches of the sciatic artery. The superficial perineal artery supplies the scrotum and muscles and integument ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"They anastomose with the corresponding vessels of the opposite side, with the superior and middle hemorrhoidal, and with the perineal artery. ..."

3. A Textbook of the Diseases of Women by Henry Jacques Garrigues (1894)
"The superficial perineal artery is a longer branch. It originates a little in front of the former, runs parallel to the ischio-pubic branches, either above ..."

4. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1903)
"2. Anterior or internal superficial perineal nerve. 3. The long pudenda! nerve or the nerve of Soemmerring. The superficial perineal artery, a branch of the ..."

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