from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The main artery of the thigh, supplying blood to the groin and lower extremity.
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- n. the chief artery of the thigh; a continuation of the external iliac artery
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I needed an angiogram, which is not, as one might think, a message personally delivered by a singing cherub, but a procedure that started with a curiously smiling prep nurse shaving off the right half of my pubic hair, and then inserting a catheter into my femoral artery until it slid up into my chest.