subcostal artery

noun

Medical Definition of subcostal artery

: either of a pair of arteries that are the most posterior branches of the thoracic aorta and follow a course beneath the last pair of ribs

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“Subcostal artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/subcostal%20artery. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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