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Anterior Branch of Obturator Artery
Cardiovascular System

Anterior Branch of Obturator Artery

Ramus anterior arteriae obturatoriae

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The anterior branch of the obturator artery originates from the obturator artery as it passes through the obturator foramen, between obturator externus and the obturator membrane.


The anterior branch of obturator artery travels along the medial border of the obturator foramen, on the anterior surface of the obturator membrane.


There are no named branches.

Supplied Structures

The anterior branch of obturator artery supplies obturator internus and externus muscles, and the adductor muscles of the thigh, including adductor brevis, adductor magnus, and the pectineus muscles.

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