circumflex iliac artery

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Noun1.circumflex iliac artery - an artery that supplies the lower abdominal walls and skin and the sartorius muscle
circumflex artery - any of several paired curving arteries
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The deep circumflex iliac artery arises from the lateral external iliac artery nearly opposite to the IEA, for which it is a good landmark.
A subsidiary clue to the location is the deep circumflex iliac artery, which originates from the external iliac artery on the lateral side at about the same level as the medial origin of the IEA.

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