A bullet had struck a femoral artery and it was gushing blood as she kept firing.
The genius of Hunter led him to tie the femoral artery, in a case of popliteal aneurism, leaving the tumour untouched.
By this time the maid was dead of a wound in her thigh, which pierced the femoral artery.
In fact, he had been shot through the femoral artery, and one leg was broken.
A Prussian soldier was wounded over the femoral artery by a musket ball.
And there was Becker the blue-eyed German prisoner with a bullet through his femoral artery and his hip.
Hunter was shot in the femoral artery, when within nine or ten yards of the stockade.
The risk of gangrene is diminished by a course of digital compression of the femoral artery, before operating on the aneurysm.
A femoral artery was then dissected and an instrument devised to compress the artery with a water jacket.
If the femoral artery and vein have been lacerated, any attempt to preserve the limb will certainly prove fatal.
femoral artery n.
An artery with origin at the continuation of the external iliac artery, with branches to the pudendal, epigastric, circumflex iliac arteries, the deep artery of the thigh, and the descending genicular artery, and terminating in the popliteal artery.
See deep artery of thigh.