anterior humeral circumflex artery


variants or anterior circumflex humeral artery
: an artery that branches from the axillary artery in the shoulder, curves around the front of the humerus, is distributed or gives off branches distributed especially to the shoulder joint, head of the humerus, biceps brachii, and deltoid muscle, and anastomoses with the posterior humeral circumflex artery compare posterior humeral circumflex artery

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“Anterior humeral circumflex artery.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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