costocervical trunk

noun
cos·​to·​cer·​vi·​cal trunk | \ -ˈsər-və-kəl- How to pronounce costocervical trunk (audio) \

Medical Definition of costocervical trunk

: a branch of the subclavian artery that divides to supply the first or first two intercostal spaces and the deep structures of the neck — see intercostal artery sense b

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“Costocervical trunk.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/costocervical%20trunk. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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