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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

/cir·cum·flex/ (serk´um-fleks) curved like a bow.

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.

circumflex

[sur′kəmfleks]
Etymology: L, circum, around, flexcere, to bend
winding around; pertaining to blood vessels or nerves that wind around other body structures, as in the circumflex coronary artery.

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.

circumflex

curved like a bow.
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The number of atrial branches originating from the circumflex branch was described ranging from one to six (average of 4.
Cardiac enzymes were more raised in patients with left circumflex related acute inferior wall MI with a mean CPK of 663 (U/L) and CKMB of 89 (U/L), whereas in patients with RCA related acute inferior wall MI, CPK was 482 (U/L) and CKMB was 70 (U/L).
In this case, the parietal arterial anastomoses provide blood for the common femoral arteries via the inferior epigastric and deep iliac circumflex arteries.
Branching patterns of the lateral thoracic, subscapular, and posterior circumflex humeral arteries and their relationship to the posterior cord of the brachial plexus.
One also should be cognizant of the fact that placement of robotic port 3 in the lateral abdominal wall introduces the risk of a rarely observed complication of gynecologic laparoscopy: injury of the deep circumflex artery and vein (stemming from the external iliac artery and vein).
Bleeding from the lateral circumflex artery following total hip replacement treated by embolisation.
Meyer and colleagues (3) studied the arterial supply of six fresh frozen proximal humeri and found that the epiphysis received contributions from both the anterior and posterior circumflex humeral arteries.
A potential risk is contact with the suprascapular nerve and the circumflex scapular vessels.
Sinuatrial nodal artery (SAN) arose from the RCA in 70 per cent and from the circumflex artery (CX) in 30 per cent of instances.
Your calcium score suggests that you have minimal plaque in the distribution of the circumflex coronary artery, and a little bit more in the area of the left anterior descending coronary artery.
In addition, medial inflammation of the left circumflex artery was detected in 30% of RA subjects, compared with 9% of controls.