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circumflex

 [ser´kum-fleks]
curved like a bow.

cir·cum·flex

(ser'kŭm-fleks),
Describing an arc of a circle or that which winds around something; denotes several anatomic structures: arteries, veins, nerves, and muscles.
[circum- + L. flexus, to bend]

circumflex

/cir·cum·flex/ (serk´um-fleks) curved like a bow.

circumflex

(sûr′kəm-flĕks′)
n.
Any of several marks, especially (^), used over a vowel in certain languages or in phonetic keys to indicate quality of pronunciation.
adj.
1. Having this mark.
2. Curving around: a circumflex blood vessel.

circumflex

[sur′kəmfleks]
Etymology: L, circum, around, flexcere, to bend
winding around; pertaining to blood vessels or nerves that wind around other body structures, as in the circumflex coronary artery.

cir·cum·flex

(sĭr'kŭm-fleks)
Describing an arc of a circle or that which winds around something; denotes several anatomic structures: arteries, veins, nerves, and muscles.
[circum- + L. flexus, to bend]

circumflex

Bent into the form of an arc or circle.

circumflex

curved like a bow.
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8) reported the origin of a common subscapular-circumflex humeral trunk from the third part of axillary artery, which divided into subscapular, anterior circumflex humeral and posterior circumflex humeral arteries in 3.
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They are mostly located in right coronary artery (RCA) followed by left main, left anterior descending, and circumflex arteries consecutively [5].
CTA revealed active contrast extravasation from the ascending and descending branches of lateral femoral circumflex artery (LFCA), which arises from the PFA [Figure 3].
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Right common femoral artery was supplied by right deep inferior epigastric artery and right deep iliac circumflex artery.
This is commonly referred to as the cruciate anastomosis, which is a collateralisation between the inferior gluteal (internal iliac), medial circumflex femoral, lateral circumflex femoral and the first perforating branch (profunda femorus).