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Medical Term:

pericardial branch of thoracic aorta


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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