superficial branch of medial circumflex femoral artery

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superficial branch of medial circumflex femoral artery

[TA]
small branch arising from the initial portion of the medial femoral circumflex artery that passes superficially in the superomedial thigh; after giving rise to the superficial branch, the medial femoral circumflex artery continues as the deep branch.

su·per·fi·cial branch of me·di·al cir·cum·flex fem·o·ral ar·te·ry

(sū'pĕr-fish'ăl branch mē'dē-ăl sĭr'kŭm-fleks fem'ŏr-ăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Small branch arising from the initial portion of the medial femoral circumflex artery that passes superficially in the superomedial thigh; after giving rise to the superficial branch, the medial femoral circumflex artery continues as the deep branch.
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