articular vascular plexus
articular vascular plexus[TA]
a vascular rete in the vicinity of a joint, where such arrangements are common, enabling a collateral circulation by which blood will be supplied distal to the joint regardless of compromises resulting from joint position.
Synonym(s): rete vasculosum articulare [TA], articular network, articular vascular circle, articular vascular network, circulus articularis vasculosus
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