an arterial branch that supplies the acetabulum; two arteries, the obturator and the medial femoral circumflex, have such branches.
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acetabular artery(1) Acetabular branch of the medial femoral circumflex artery, ramus acetabularis arteriae circumflexae femoris medialis.
(2) Acetabular branch of the obturator artery, ramus acetabularis arteriae obturatoriae.
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