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thoracoacromial artery


Definition: origin, axillary; distribution, muscles and skin of shoulder and upper chest; anastomoses, branches of superior thoracic, internal thoracic, lateral thoracic, posterior and anterior circumflex humeral, and suprascapular.

Synonym(s): arteria thoracoacromialisTA, ramus deltoideus arteriae thoracoacromialisTA, acromiothoracic artery, thoracic axis1, thoracoacromial trunk

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