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lateral mammary branches of lateral thoracic artery


Definition: branches of the lateral thoracic artery that extend around the lateral borders of the pectoral muscles to supply the lateral aspect of the breast and mammary gland.

Synonym(s): rami mammarii laterales arteriae thoracicae lateralisTA

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