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profunda brachii artery


Definition: origin, brachial; course, accompanies radial nerve in radial groove on posterior aspect of humerus; distribution, humerus and muscles and integument of arm; anastomoses, posterior circumflex humeral, radial recurrent, recurrent interosseous, ulnar collateral, articular vascular network of elbow.

Synonym(s): arteria profunda brachiiTA, ramus deltoideus arteriae profundae brachiiTA, deep artery of arm, deep brachial artery

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