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dorsal branches of the posterior intercostal arteries 3–11


Definition: branches of the third through 11th posterior intercostal arteries, distributed to thoracic portion of posterior vertebral column, spinal cord and environs, and back.

Synonym(s): rami dorsales arteriae intercostalium posteriorum III–XITA

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