Acetabular branch of medial circumflex femoral artery
|Artery: Acetabular branch of medial circumflex femoral artery|
|The profunda femoris artery, femoral artery and their major branches - right thigh, anterior view. Circumflex femoral arteries labeled.|
|Latin||ramus acetabularis arteriae circumflexae femoris medialis|
|Gray's||subject #157 630|
|Source||medial circumflex femoral artery|
The acetabular branch arises opposite the acetabular notch and enters the hip-joint beneath the transverse ligament in company with an articular branch from the obturator artery; it supplies the fat in the bottom of the acetabulum, and is continued along the ligament to the head of the femur.
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