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Medical Term:

intercostal arteries


Definition: arteries that course in the thoracic wall between ribs.

See: anterior intercostal branches of internal thoracic artery, under branch, first and second posterior intercostal arteries, posterior intercostal arteries 3–11, supreme intercostal artery

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