Inferior lateral genicular artery

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Inferior lateral genicular artery
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The femoral artery. (Lateral inf. genicular labeled at lower left.)
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Anterior tibial and dorsalis pedis arteries. (Lateral inferior genicular labeled at upper left.)
Details
Latin arteria inferior lateralis genus
Identifiers
Gray's p.633
Dorlands
/Elsevier
a_61/12154587
TA A12.2.16.038
FMA FMA:43888
Anatomical terminology

The lateral inferior genicular is an artery of the leg.

Course[edit]

It runs lateralward above the head of the fibula to the front of the knee-joint, passing in its course beneath the lateral head of the gastrocnemius, the fibular collateral ligament, and the tendon of the biceps femoris.

Branching[edit]

It ends by dividing into branches, which anastomose with the medial inferior and lateral superior genicular arteries, and with the anterior recurrent tibial artery.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.