transverse cervical artery

noun

Medical Definition of transverse cervical artery

: an inconstant branch of the thyrocervical trunk or of the subclavian artery that when present supplies or divides into branches supplying the region at the base of the neck and the muscles of the scapula

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“Transverse cervical artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/transverse%20cervical%20artery. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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