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subscapular artery


Definition: origin, axillary; branches, circumflex scapular, thoracodorsal; distribution, muscles of shoulder and scapular region; anastomoses, branches of transverse cervical, suprascapular, lateral thoracic, and intercostals.

Synonym(s): arteria subscapularisTA

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