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Medical Term:

thoracodorsal artery


origin, terminal branch (with circumflex scapular artery) of subscapular; distribution, muscles of upper part of back especially the latissimus dorsi; anastomoses, branches of lateral thoracic.

Synonym(s): arteria thoracodorsalisTA, dorsal thoracic artery

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