Middle genicular artery

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Artery: Middle genicular artery
Latin arteria media genus
Gray's subject #159 633
/ Elsevier

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

The middle genicular artery (azygos articular artery) is a small branch, arising opposite the back of the knee-joint.

It pierces the oblique popliteal ligament, and supplies the ligaments and synovial membrane in the interior of the articulation.

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