What does the dorsal artery of clitoris supply?

What does the dorsal artery of clitoris supply?

The deep artery of clitoris is a branch of the internal pudendal artery and supplies the clitoral crura. Another branch of the internal pudendal artery is the dorsal artery of clitoris. In males, the internal pudendal artery also gives rise to the perforating arteries of the penis.

Where does the internal pudendal artery pass through?

The internal pudendal artery passes medial to the ischial tuberosity to exit the pudendal canal and divides into the deep and dorsal arteries of the penis/clitoris, its terminal branches.

What does the internal pudendal supply?

Three pairs of arteries, all branches of the internal pudendal artery, supply the penis. The artery to the bulb supplies the bulb, the corpus spongiosum and the glans. The deep artery of the penis supplies the corpus cavernosum.

How do you remember the branches of the internal iliac artery?


  1. I: iliolumbar artery.
  2. L: lateral sacral artery.
  3. G: gluteal (superior and inferior) arteries.
  4. P: (internal) pudendal artery.
  5. I: inferior vesical (vaginal in females) artery, and superior vesical artery.
  6. M: middle rectal artery.
  7. V: vaginal artery (females only)
  8. O: obturator artery.

What muscles does the internal iliac artery supply?

The internal iliac artery (also known as the hypogastric artery, but internal iliac is the accepted term in the TA) is the smaller terminal branch of the common iliac artery. It supplies the pelvic walls, pelvic viscera, external genitalia, perineum, buttock and medial part of the thigh.

What is the big artery in your leg?

femoral artery
The main artery of the lower limb is the femoral artery. It is a continuation of the external iliac artery (terminal branch of the abdominal aorta). The external iliac becomes the femoral artery when it crosses under the inguinal ligament and enters the femoral triangle.

What are the branches of the internal pudendal artery?

The internal pudendal artery gives off the following branches:

  • inferior rectal artery,
  • perineal branches,
  • urethral artery,
  • penile bulb artery (for a male),
  • vestibular bulb artery (for a female).

Which of the following is not a branch of internal iliac artery?

Right (distal from spectator) internal iliac artery and branches, except for iliolumbar artery, umbilical artery, uterine artery/deferential artery and vaginal artery/inferior vesical artery.

What is another name for the internal iliac artery?