femoral artery






noun Anatomy.

  1. the main artery of the thigh, supplying blood to the leg.

n.

  1. An artery with origin at the continuation of the external iliac artery, with branches to the pudendal, epigastric, circumflex iliac arteries, the deep artery of the thigh, and the descending genicular artery, and terminating in the popliteal artery.
  2. deep artery of thigh

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