superficial circumflex iliac artery

(redirected from arteria circumflexa iliaca superficialis)

su·per·fi·cial cir·cum·flex il·i·ac ar·ter·y

[TA]
cutaneous artery that pierces the fascia lata just inferior to the inguinal ligament and then runs along it to the iliac crest. origin, femoral; distribution, inguinal lymph nodes and integument of that region; sartorius and tensor fasciae latae muscles; anastomoses, deep circumflex iliac.

su·per·fi·cial cir·cum·flex il·i·ac ar·te·ry

(sū'pĕr-fish'ăl sĭr'kŭm-fleks il'ē-ak ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, femoral; distribution, inguinal lymph nodes and integument of that region; sartorius and tensor fasciae latae muscles; anastomoses, deep circumflex iliac.
Synonym(s): arteria circumflexa iliaca superficialis.
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