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Pubic Branch of Obturator Artery (Right)
Cardiovascular System

Pubic Branch of Obturator Artery (Right)

Ramus pubicus arteriae obturatoriae

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The pubic branch of the obturator artery arises from the obturator artery as it passes through the pelvis and before it enters the obturator canal.


Before the obturator artery leaves the pelvis, it gives off a pubic branch that ascends on the pelvic surface of the ilium. It forms an anastomosis with its contralateral artery and the pubic branch of the inferior epigastric artery.


There are no named branches.

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The pubic branch of the obturator artery supplies the region of the pubic bones.

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