musculophrenic artery

noun
mus·​cu·​lo·​phren·​ic artery | \ -ˈfren-ik- How to pronounce musculophrenic artery (audio) \

Medical Definition of musculophrenic artery

: a branch of the internal mammary artery that gives off branches to the seventh, eighth, and ninth intercostal spaces as anterior intercostal arteries, to the pericardium, to the diaphragm, and to the abdominal muscles

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“Musculophrenic artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/musculophrenic%20artery. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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