Superior genicular arteries

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Artery: Superior genicular arteries
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The femoral artery.
Latin aa. genu superiores
Gray's subject #159 633

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]



The superior genicular arteries (superior articular arteries), two in number, arise one on either side of the popliteal, and wind around the femur immediately above its condyles to the front of the knee-joint.

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