recurrent artery

re·cur·rent ar·ter·y

1. an artery that, on or soon after originating, reflects or turns sharply to course in the general opposite direction to that of its parent artery;
2. Synonym(s): medial striate artery
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They observed that the superficial radial artery gave origin to the radial recurrent artery and the common interosseous trunk.
In one hemisphere, an accessory MCA was found arising from the anterior cerebral artery, medial to the recurrent artery of Heubner.
1979, [4,5,6], there are 4 to 19 lenticulostriate arteries which in their pathway are close to terminal branches of anterior recurrent artery (Heubner's artery) [4,5,6].

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