"Tibial Arteries" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The anterior and posterior arteries created at the bifurcation of the popliteal artery. The anterior tibial artery begins at the lower border of the popliteus muscle and lies along the tibia at the distal part of the leg to surface superficially anterior to the ankle joint. Its branches are distributed throughout the leg, ankle, and foot. The posterior tibial artery begins at the lower border of the popliteus muscle, lies behind the tibia in the lower part of its course, and is found situated between the medial malleolus and the medial process of the calcaneal tuberosity. Its branches are distributed throughout the leg and foot.
|Anterior Tibial Artery
- Anterior Tibial Artery
- Anterior Tibial Arteries
- Arteries, Anterior Tibial
- Artery, Anterior Tibial
- Tibial Arteries, Anterior
- Tibial Artery, Anterior
Posterior Tibial Artery
- Posterior Tibial Artery
- Arteries, Posterior Tibial
- Artery, Posterior Tibial
- Posterior Tibial Arteries
- Tibial Arteries, Posterior
- Tibial Artery, Posterior
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