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lateral thoracic artery

 

Definition: origin, third part of axillary; distribution, passes around lateral border of pectoral muscles, supplying them and other muscles of thoracic wall and mammary gland.

Synonym(s): arteria thoracica lateralisTA, external mammary artery, long thoracic artery

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