accessory obturator artery

(redirected from aberrant obturator artery)

ac·ces·so·ry ob·tu·ra·tor ar·ter·y

[TA]
term applied to the anastomosis of the pubic branch of the inferior epigastric artery with the pubic branch of the obturator artery when it contributes a significant supply through the obturator canal in the presence of (reduced) normal obturator arising from the internal iliac artery.

ac·ces·so·ry ob·tu·ra·tor ar·te·ry

(ak-ses'ŏr-ē ob'tŭr-ā-tŏr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Term applied to the anastomosis of the pubic branch of the inferior epigastric artery with the pubic branch of the obturator artery when it contributes a significant supply through the obturator canal.
Synonym(s): arteria obturatoria accessoria [TA] .