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1

Where does the internal iliac artery go?

Enters the pelvic cavity

2

What supplies the bladder and external genitalia with blood?

Internal iliac artery

3

What supplies the internal/external walls of the pelvis and the medial thigh with blood?

Internal iliac artery

4

What supplies the vagina and uterus with blood?

Internal iliac artery

5

What does the external iliac change into? Where does this happen?

Femoral artery
When it passes the inguinal ligament

6

What does the femoral artery turn into?

Popliteal artery

7

Where is the popliteal artery?

Behind the knee

8

What does the popliteal artery turn into?

Anterior tibial artery- Arises off popliteal
Posterior tibial artery- Continuation of popliteal

9

What does the anterior tibialis turn into?

Dorsalis pedis- at the foot

10

What does the dorsalis pedis turn into?

Arcuate arteries

11

What forms the dorsal arch?

Arcuate arteries

12

What do the arcuate arteries feed?

Metatarsal and digital arteries

13

At the foot, what does the posterior tibial artery become?

Lateral and medial plantar arteries

14

How is the plantar arch formed?

By the lateral and medial plantar arteries

15

What does the plantar arch supply?

The digital arteries that supply the toes

16

What does the peroneal artery come from?
What is it also known as?

Posterior tibial artery
Fibular artery

17

What does the fibular artery supply?
Where does it end?

The lateral muscles of the leg
In a network of arteries in the heel

18

How does the subclavian artery get to the right and left sides of the body?

Right side: brachiocephalic artery turns into the subclavian
Left side: subclavian comes off the arch of the aorta

19

Where does the subclavian end?

At the border of the first rib?

20

What are the borders of the axillary artery?

First rib to the tendon of teres major

21

What does the axillary artery turn into?

Brachial artery

22

What does the brachial artery turn into?

Radial and ulnar arteries

23

How are the palmar arteries formed?

By the anastamosis of the radial and ulnar arteries

24

What are the two palmar arches?

Deep palmar arch
Superficial palmar arch

25

What supplies the metacarpal arteries of the hand?

The deep palmar arch

26

How are the fingers supplied with blood?

By the digital arteries, via superficial palmar arch