perforating arteries (of deep femoral artery)
per·fo·rat·ing ar·ter·ies (of deep femoral artery)[TA]
origin, arteria profunda femoris; distribution, as three or four vessels that pass through the aponeurosis of the adductor magnus to the posterior and lateral aspect of the anterior compartments of the thigh.
Synonym(s): arteriae perforantes arteriae profundae femoris [TA]
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