sciatic artery


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sciatic artery

(1) Inferior gluteal artery; arteria glutea inferior [NA]. 
(2) Artery of the sciatic nerve, arteria comitans nervi ischiadici [NA]

sciatic artery

A branch of the inferior gluteal artery that runs alongside the sciatic nerve.
See also: artery
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