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acromial anastomosis of the thoracoacromial artery

 

Definition: a vascular network between the acromion and the skin of the shoulder, formed by anastomoses of the acromial branch of the suprascapular artery with the acromial branch of the thoracoacromial artery.

Synonym(s): rete acromiale arteriae thoracoacromialisTA, acromial arterial network, acromial plexus

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