circumflex iliac artery

circumflex iliac artery
circumflex iliac artery n either of two arteries arching anteriorly near the inguinal ligament:
a) an artery lying internal to the iliac crest and arising from the external iliac artery
b) a more superficially located artery that is a branch of the femoral artery

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