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Medical Term:

internal thoracic artery

 

Definition: origin, subclavian; branches, pericardiacophrenic, anterior intercostal, sternal, mediastinal, thymic, bronchial, muscular, and perforating branches, and bifurcates into the musculophrenic and superior epigastric.

Synonym(s): arteria thoracica internaTA, arteria mammaria interna, internal mammary artery

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