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Medical Term:

supreme intercostal artery


origin, costocervical trunk; distribution, structures of first and second intercostal spaces via its terminal branches, posterior intercostal arteries 1 and 2; anastomoses, anterior intercostal branches of internal thoracic.

Synonym(s): arteria intercostalis supremaTA, highest intercostal artery, superior intercostal artery

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