circumflex artery

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Noun1.circumflex artery - any of several paired curving arteriescircumflex artery - any of several paired curving arteries
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
arteria circumflexa femoris, circumflex artery of the thigh - an artery that supplies the hip joint and thigh muscles
arteria circumflexa humeri, circumflex humeral artery - an artery that supplies the shoulder joint and shoulder muscles
arteria circumflexa ilium, circumflex iliac artery - an artery that supplies the lower abdominal walls and skin and the sartorius muscle
arteria circumflexa scapulae, circumflex scapular artery - an artery that serves the muscles of the shoulder and scapular area
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In most of the cases it is a branch of right coronary artery (RCA), but in 35% cases it may arise from circumflex branch of left coronary artery (LCA).
Aorta artery (AA); pulmonary trunk (PT); left atrioventricular ostium (LAVO); right atrioventricular ostium (RAVO); left coronary artery (LCA); paraconal interventricular branch (PIB); septal branch (SB); ventricular branches (VB); circumflex branch of left coronary artery (CB); atrial branches (AB); left marginal branch (LMB); right coronary artery (RCA); subsinuosal interventricular branch (SIB); right marginal branch (RMB).

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