nutrient artery


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Related to nutrient artery: nutrient artery of humerus, nutrient vein, nutrient artery of femur
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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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artery that supplies the tumor so as to occlude the nutrient artery.
Why radiofrequency ablation in the presence of nutrient artery of myxoma.
The experimental basis for minimally evasive surgery is based on the work of Rhinelander, who showed that two-thirds of the blood supply to the bone is via the nutrient artery and one-third comes from the inflow of the periosteum.