sural artery

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su·ral ar·te·ry

(sūr'ăl ahr'tĕr-ē)
One of four or five arteries arising (sometimes by a common trunk) from the popliteal; distribution, muscles and integument of the calf; anastomoses, posterior tibial, medial, and lateral inferior genicular.
Synonym(s): arteria suralis [TA] .

sural artery

A large branch of the popliteal artery that supplies blood to the gastrocnemius, soleus, and plantaris muscles.
See also: artery
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