Femoral artery

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Medical Definition of Femoral artery

Femoral artery: The continuation of the external iliac artery after it passes under the inguinal ligament. The femoral arteries supply oxygenated blood from the heart to the lower extremities.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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