brachiocephalic artery


bra·chio·ce·phal·ic artery

noun \ˌbrā-kē-(ˌ)ō-sə-ˌfal-ik-\

Definition of BRACHIOCEPHALIC ARTERY

: a short artery that arises from the arch of the aorta and divides into the carotid and subclavian arteries of the right side—called also brachiocephalic trunk, innominate artery

Illustration of BRACHIOCEPHALIC ARTERY

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