posterior branch of obturator nerve

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pos·te·ri·or branch of ob·tu·ra·tor nerve

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branch supplying obturator externus muscle, then passing posterior to adductor brevis, supplying it and the adductor portion of the adductor magnus muscle.
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The posterior branch supplies the skin over the mastoid process and lower external ear, while the anterior branch supplies the skin overlying the parotid gland and lower preauricular region.
However this proved to be ineffective (Figure 2), and so the posterior branch of the right hepatic artery was embolised, successfully controlling the haemobilia.
Members of this group, Etmopterus pusillus (Lowe, 1839) and Etmopterus bigelowi Shirai and Tachikawa, 1993, also possess a lateral line that ends in an open groove, suprapelvic flank markings lacking a posterior branch, and a relatively cylindrical body (Shirai & Tachikawa 1993).
Suprapelvic flank photo-markings relatively poorly defined, consisting of anterior branch with no posterior branch, extending forward of pelvic fin origin (Fig.
Upon traversing the quadrilateral space the nerve immediately forms an anterior and a posterior branch (9,10).
The occipital artery, the posterior branch of the middle meningeal artery, and the transmastoid branch of the occipital artery flowed in a retrograde fashion into ectatic cortical veins with drainage into Labbe's vein and then Trolard's vein (Figure 3).
The posterior branch sends several smaller branches to the teres minor, the deltoid, and the superior lateral brachial cutaneous nerve.
First segmented ray of anal fin usually unbranched, other rays branched, anterior branch of last ray branched once and posterior branch not subsequently branched.
Preoperatively, successful embolization of the tumor's blood supply from branches of the fight postauricular artery, the ascending pharyngeal artery, and a posterior branch of the right middle meningeal artery was performed.
The flap was harvested from the temporoparietal region of the head and based on a posterior branch of the superficial temporal artery.
The microvascularization of the RLN is principally supplied by a posterior branch of the inferior thyroid artery or, more rarely, by the thyroid ima artery, a branch of the aortic arch, or the brachiocephalic artery at the anterior surface of the trachea.

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