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anterior circumflex humeral artery


Definition: origin, third part of the axillary; distribution, shoulder joint and biceps coracobrachialis and deltoid muscles; anastomoses, posterior circumflex humeral artery.

Synonym(s): arteria circumflexa humeri anteriorTA, anterior humeral circumflex artery

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