Deep external pudendal artery

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Deep external pudendal artery
The left femoral triangle. (Deep external pudendal vessels labeled at upper left.)
Scheme of the femoral artery.
Sourcefemoral artery
Veinexternal pudendal vein
Latinarteria pudenda externa profunda
Anatomical terminology

The deep external pudendal artery (deep external pudic artery), is one of the pudendal arteries that is more deeply seated than the superficial external pudendal artery, passes medially across the pectineus and the adductor longus muscles; it is covered by the fascia lata, which it pierces at the medial side of the thigh, and is distributed, in the male, to the integument of the scrotum and perineum, in the female to the labia majora; its branches anastomose with the scrotal (or labial) branches of the perineal artery.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 629 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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