pericardiophrenic artery

noun

peri·​car·​dio·​phren·​ic artery ˌper-ə-ˌkärd-ē-ə-ˈfren-ik- How to pronounce pericardiophrenic artery (audio)
: 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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“Pericardiophrenic artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pericardiophrenic%20artery. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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