nutrient artery of femur

(redirected from arteria nutricia femoris)

femoral nutrient artery

[TA]
one of two arteries, superior and inferior, arising from the first and third perforating arteries, respectively (sometimes second and fourth).

nu·tri·ent ar·te·ry of fe·mur

(nū'trē-ĕnt ahr'tĕr-ē fē'mŭr)
One of two arteries, superior and inferior, arising from the first and third perforating arteries respectively (sometimes second and fourth).
Synonym(s): arteria nutricia femoris [TA] .