arcuate artery

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Related to arcuate artery: Deep plantar artery, interlobular artery
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Noun1.arcuate artery - curved artery in the footarcuate artery - curved artery in the foot    
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
foot, human foot, pes - the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint; "his bare feet projected from his trousers"; "armored from head to foot"
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At this point, the intraosseous vessel may be termed the arcuate artery and pursues a tortuous posteromedial course below the epiphyseal scar to become the principal blood supply of the humeral head.