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Deep Artery of Clitoris (Right)
Cardiovascular System

Deep Artery of Clitoris (Right)

Arteria profunda clitoridis

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The deep artery of clitoris originates as one of the two terminal branches of the internal pudendal artery.


It travels in an anteromedial direction and must traverse the perineal membrane before it enters the crura of the clitoris.


There are no named branches of the deep artery of clitoris; however, small unnamed branches extend throughout the erectile tissue of the clitoris.

Supplied Structures

The deep artery of clitoris supplies the corpora cavernosa of the clitoris.

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