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Encyclopedia > Anterior tibial artery
Anterior tibial artery and the muscles and bones of the leg - anterior view of right leg.
Anterior tibial artery and the muscles and bones of the leg - anterior view of right leg.

In anatomy, the anterior tibial artery of the lower limb carries blood to the anterior compartment of the leg and dorsal surface of the foot, from the popliteal artery. It is accompanied by a deep vein, the anterior tibial vein, along its course. It crosses the anterior aspect of the ankle joint, at which point it becomes the dorsalis pedis artery. Image File history File links Anterior_tibial_a. ... Image File history File links Anterior_tibial_a. ... Anatomical drawing of the human muscles from the Encyclopédie. ... In humans, the lower limb is an anatomical term for the limb that is attached to the pelvic girlde, what is commonly referred to as the leg. ... The word dorsal can refer to many different things. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Arteries of the lower limb - posterior view. ... Deep vein is a term used to describe a vein that is deep in the body. ... In human anatomy, the anterior tibial vein of the lower limb carries blood from the anterior compartment of the leg to the popliteal vein which is forms when it joins with the posterior tibial vein. ... In anatomy, the dorsalis pedis artery of the lower limb carries blood to the dorsal surface of the foot, from the anterior tibial artery. ...


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VI. The Arteries. 6d. The Anterior Tibial Artery. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body. (740 words)
—The branches of the anterior tibial artery are:
The medial malleolar net-work is formed by the anterior medial malleolar branch of the anterior tibial, the medial tarsal branches of the dorsalis pedis, the posterior medial malleolar and medial calcaneal branches of the posterior tibial and branches from the medial plantar artery.
The lateral malleolar net-work is formed by the anterior lateral malleolar branch of the anterior tibial, the lateral tarsal branch of the dorsalis pedis, the perforating and the lateral calcaneal branches of the peroneal, and twigs from the lateral plantar artery.
Anterior tibial artery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (326 words)
In anatomy, the anterior tibial artery of the lower limb carries blood to the anterior compartment of the leg and dorsal surface of the foot, from the popliteal artery.
It is accompanied by a deep vein, the anterior tibial vein, along its course.
It crosses the anterior aspect of the ankle joint, at which point it becomes the dorsalis pedis artery.
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