pericardiophrenic artery

peri·car·dio·phren·ic artery

noun \ˌper-ə-ˌkärd-ē-ə-ˈfren-ik-\


: 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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