pericardial branch of thoracic aorta
Definition: small branches of thoracic aorta distributed to the pericardium, in the region of the oblique pericardial sinus, and to posterior mediastinal lymph nodes.
Synonym(s): rami pericardiaci aortae thoracicaeTA
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