posterior tibial recurrent artery

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pos·te·ri·or tib·i·al re·cur·rent ar·ter·y

[TA]
an inconstant branch of the posterior tibial artery (or occasionally of the anterior tibial artery), which ascends anterior to the popliteus muscle, anastomoses with branches of the popliteal artery, and sends a twig to the tibiofibular joint.
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