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Medical Term:

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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