femoral nutrient artery

(redirected from arteria nutriciae 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).

fem·o·ral nu·tri·ent ar·te·ry

(fem'ŏr-ăl nū'trē-ĕnt ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
One of two arteries, superior and inferior, arising from the first and third perforating arteries, respectively (sometimes second and fourth).
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