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pericardiophrenic artery


pericardiophrenic artery

noun peri·car·dio·phren·ic artery \ˌper-ə-ˌkärd-ē-ə-ˈfren-ik-\

Definition of PERICARDIOPHRENIC ARTERY

:  a branch of the internal thoracic artery that descends through the thorax accompanying the phrenic nerve between the pleura and the pericardium to the diaphragm
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