Medical Dictionary

pericardiophrenic artery

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

Medical Definition of pericardiophrenic artery

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

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