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circumflex

 [ser´kum-fleks]
curved like a bow.

cir·cum·flex

(ser'kŭm-fleks),
Describing an arc of a circle or that which winds around something; denotes several anatomic structures: arteries, veins, nerves, and muscles.
[circum- + L. flexus, to bend]

circumflex

(sûr′kəm-flĕks′)
n.
Any of several marks, especially (^), used over a vowel in certain languages or in phonetic keys to indicate quality of pronunciation.
adj.
1. Having this mark.
2. Curving around: a circumflex blood vessel.

cir·cum·flex

(sĭr'kŭm-fleks)
Describing an arc of a circle or that which winds around something; denotes several anatomic structures: arteries, veins, nerves, and muscles.
[circum- + L. flexus, to bend]

circumflex

Bent into the form of an arc or circle.
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Superiority of medial circumflex femoral artery perforator flap in scrotal reconstruction.
Congenital absence of left circumflex artery detected by computed tomography coronary angiography: a case report.
There was a positive linear correlation between the number of atrial branches from the circumflex branch and the ventricular branches originating in the paraconal interventricular branch (r = 0.85).
Rath, "Unusual disposition of lateral circumflex femoral artery: anatomical description and clinical implications," World Journal of Clinical Cases, vol.
"I will continue to use the circumflex," wrote one Twitter user, "and to judge those who don't."
(A) Circumflex layered massive organized thrombus in the left main coronary artery (LMCA) covering the ostium of the circumflex (CX) and left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) (B).
Delayed presentation of lateral femoral circumflex artery injury post cannulated hip screw surgery - A case report.
The intercostal, subcostal and lumbar arteries supply the external iliac arteries through the superficial and deep iliac circumflex arteries or through the gluteal arteries (via internal iliac arteries).
The proximal variant registered was the posterior humeral circumflex artery, stemming from an abnormal site (see Figure 1).
We describe an interesting case of a 45-year-old patient who had a non-atherosclerotic giant CAA involving the branch of left circumflex (LCX) coronary artery.
As already mentioned, involvement of the left main coronary and left circumflex arteries and, very rarely, the right coronary artery, has been described.