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Medical Term:

medial cutaneous branch of dorsal branch of posterior intercostal arteries


branch of the initial posteriorly directed branches of the third through eleventh intercostal arteries that runs toward the midline to supply the skin overlying the deep back muscles.

Synonym(s): ramus cutaneus medialis rami dorsalis arteriarum intercostalium posteriorum III–XITA

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