middle genicular artery


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mid·dle ge·nic·u·lar ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, popliteal; distribution, synovial membrane and cruciate ligaments of knee joint.

mid·dle ge·nic·u·lar ar·te·ry

(mid'ĕl je-nik'yū-lăr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, popliteal; distribution, synovial membrane and cruciate ligaments of knee joint.
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The genicular arteries are the branches of the femoral and popliteal arteries (PA) which have six kinds of branches, the descending genicular artery, the superior medial genicular artery (SMGA), the superior lateral genicular artery (SLGA), the middle genicular artery (MGA), the inferior medial genicular artery (IMGA) and the inferior lateral genicular artery (ILGA).
A cadaveric study of the branching pattern and diameter of the genicular arteries: A focus on the middle genicular artery.
The diameter of the superior medial genicular artery was significantly wider than that of the middle genicular artery.
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.

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