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deep cervical artery

 

Definition: origin, terminal branch of costocervical trunk (with superior intercostal artery); distribution, posterior deep muscles of neck; anastomoses, branches of occipital, ascending cervical, and vertebral.

Synonym(s): arteria cervicalis profundaTA

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