nutrient artery


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Noun1.nutrient artery - an artery that supplies the medullary cavity of the long bonenutrient artery - an artery that supplies the medullary cavity of the long bone
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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The diaphyseal nutrient artery is the main source of blood to a long bone especially during its active growth period and the early stages of ossification.
2] Usually, one main nutrient artery enters the shaft obliquely through the nutrient foramina leading to nutrient canal within the cortical part of shaft.
Why radiofrequency ablation in the presence of nutrient artery of myxoma.