anterior branch

an·te·ri·or branch

[TA]
the branch passing ventral or toward the front; TA lists anterior branch or branches of the following: 1) great auricular nerve, 2) left and right superior pulmonary veins, 3) medial cutaneous nerve of the forearm, 4) obturator artery, 5) obturator nerve, 6) renal artery, 7) right branch of portal vein, 8) right hepatic duct, and 9) ulnar recurrent artery.
Synonym(s): ramus anterior [TA]

an·te·ri·or branch

(an-tērē-ŏr branch) [TA]
Anatomic branch passing ventral or toward the front.
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2004) states that the human lateral costal branch is equivalent to the internal lateral thoracic in quadrupeds, while the anterior branch in quadrupeds is equivalent to the internal thoracic artery in primates.
Among the patients with bundle branch block, the right bundle branch block was the most frequently observed, followed by the left anterior branch block.
The anterior branch of the media runs close to and parallel to the radius over almost the whole length, while the media posterior is fused with the cubitus anterior after a short distance from base, and that vein reaches the dorsal margin of the tegmen in lateral view (when the wings are spread the hind margin) (Fig.
The anterior branch of T12 communicates with the iliohypogastric nerve and gives a branch to the pyramidalis.
The posterior branch supplies the skin over the mastoid process and lower external ear, while the anterior branch supplies the skin overlying the parotid gland and lower preauricular region.
A microcatheter was then advanced progressively into a anterior branch of the right internal iliac artery with a series of controlled angiograms.
The pseudoaneurysm arose from the anterior branch of the right hepatic artery and communicated with the bile duct.
7 photo-marking anterior branch length Vertebrae, 48 40 38 41 monospondylous Vertebrae, 17 23 24 21 diplospondylous Vertebrae, 24 25 22 23 dorso-caudal Vertebrae, total 89 88 84 85 Spiral valve 11 N/A N/A N/A turns Tooth count, upper 27 25 25 30 jaw Tooth count, lower 42 36 33 36 jaw
Key F 7(8) Secondary sensoria on antennomeres: III (6-12), IV (4-9) and V (2-6) a(b) Anterior branch of median vein fused with radial sector for short distance Pentalonia nigronervosa Coquerel b(a) Anterior branch of median vein never fused at any distance (Fig.
The adductor brevis muscle was divided close to its origin, and turned laterally, protecting the anterior branch of the obturator nerve.
Through a single longitudinal incision the anterior branch to the axillary nerve is isolated in the quadrilateral space.
They are repeated for convenience: RA, anterior Radius; RP, posterior Radius; RP1, RP2, branches of RP resulting from the fork of the anterior branch of RP; RP3, RP4, branches of RP resulting from the fork of the posterior branch of RP; IR1, IR2, intercalary pseudo-veins between RP1 and RP2, and RP2 and RP3, respectively; MA, anterior Media; MP, posterior Media; CuA, anterior Cubitus; CuP, posterior Cubitus.

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