thyrocervical trunk

noun

: a short thick branch of the subclavian artery that divides into the inferior thyroid, suprascapular, and transverse cervical arteries

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“Thyrocervical trunk.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thyrocervical%20trunk. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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