Descending artery of knee

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Descending artery of knee --> descending genicular artery

(Science: anatomy, artery) origin, femoral, in adductor canal; distribution, penetrates vastoadductor fascia to supply knee joint and adjacent parts; anastomoses, medial superior genicular, medial inferior genicular, lateral superior genicular, lateral inferior genicular and anterior tibial recurrent arteries, i.e., articular network of knee.

Synonym: arteria genus descendens, arteria anastomotica magna, descending artery of knee, great anastomotic artery.