genicular arteries

ge·nic·u·lar ar·ter·ies

ge·nic·u·lar ar·te·ries

(jĕ-nik'yū-lăr ahr'tĕr-ēz)
Arteries contributing to the articular network of the knee.
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In the upper part of the fossa, the lateral and medial superior genicular arteries arise from the popliteal artery, while the middle genicular artery arises behind the knee joint.
Other contributing vessels include the supreme genicular artery, the medial and lateral superior genicular arteries, the anterior and posterior tibial recurrent arteries, as well as the lateral femoral circumflex and recurrent fibular arteries.