Descending genicular artery

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Descending genicular artery
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Arteries of the thigh. The descending genicular artery is labeled as #24
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Circumpatellar anastomosis. (Highest genicular visible at upper right.)
Details
Latin arteria descendens genus
Source
femoral artery
Identifiers
Gray's p.631
Dorlands
/Elsevier
a_61/12154104
TA A12.2.16.017
FMA 22506
Anatomical terminology

The descending genicular artery (highest genicular artery) arises from the femoral artery just before it passes through the adductor hiatus.

It immediately divides into:

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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