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superficial cervical artery

 

Definition: origin, branch of thyrocervical trunk, running with spinal accessory nerve deep to trapezius muscle.

Synonym(s): ramus superficialis arteriae transversae cervicisTA, arteria cervicalis superficialis

See Also: superficial branch of the transverse cervical artery

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