supreme intercostal artery

(redirected from arteria intercostalis suprema)

su·preme in·ter·cos·tal ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, costocervical trunk; distribution, structures of first and second intercostal spaces via its terminal branches, posterior intercostal arteries 1 and 2; anastomoses, anterior intercostal branches of internal thoracic.

su·preme in·ter·cos·tal ar·te·ry

(sŭ-prēm' in'tĕr-kos'tăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, costocervical trunk; distribution, structures of first and second intercostal spaces through its terminal branches, posterior intercostal arteries 1 and 2; anastomoses, anterior intercostal branches of internal thoracic.
Synonym(s): arteria intercostalis suprema, highest intercostal artery, superior intercostal artery.