thoracoacromial artery

noun
tho·​ra·​co·​acro·​mi·​al artery | \ ˌthō-rə-ˌkō-ə-ˈkrō-mē-əl- How to pronounce thoracoacromial artery (audio) \

Medical Definition of thoracoacromial artery

: a short branch of the axillary artery that divides into four branches supplying the region of the pectoralis muscles, deltoid, subclavius, and sternoclavicular joint

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“Thoracoacromial artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thoracoacromial%20artery. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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