anterior circumflex humeral artery

an·te·ri·or cir·cum·flex hu·mer·al ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, third part of the axillary; distribution, shoulder joint and biceps coracobrachialis and deltoid muscles; anastomoses, posterior circumflex humeral artery.

an·te·ri·or cir·cum·flex hu·mer·al ar·te·ry

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr sĭr'kŭm-fleks hyū'mĕr-ăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, axillary; distribution, shoulder joint and biceps muscle; anastomoses, posterior circumflex humeral artery.
Synonym(s): anterior humeral circumflex artery, arteria circumflexa humeri anterior.
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Picture 3: The anterior circumflex humeral artery (2) is a branch of the axillary artery(1) and
The anterior circumflex humeral artery arises from the axillary artery about one centimeter distal to the inferior border of the pectoralis major and courses laterally along the inferior border of the subscapularis tendon.
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