Superior genicular arteries

The superior genicular arteries (superior articular arteries), two in number, arise one on either side of the popliteal artery, and wind around the femur immediately above its condyles to the front of the knee-joint. The medial superior genicular artery is on the inside of the knee and the lateral superior genicular artery is on the outside.

Superior genicular arteries
LatinArteriae genus superiores
Anatomical terminology

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 633 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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