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Definition: 'Genicular Anastomosis'

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genicular anastomosis

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. a periarticular arterial network over the front and sides of the knee, formed by branches of the descending genicular artery, of the five genicular arteries from the popliteal, of the anterior tibial recurrent, and of the fibular circumflex branches of the posterior tibial.

Synonyms: rete articulare genus, articular vascular network of knee

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