axis artery

axis artery

one of a pair of extensions of the subclavian arteries, running into and supplying the upper limb, continuing into the forearm as the palmar interosseous artery.
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The 7th intersegmental artery forms the axis artery of the upper limb.
This axis artery gives rise to the subclavian, axillary, brachial, and inter osseous arteries.
Primitive axis artery and superficial brachial artery are implicated in the morphogenesis of the arteries of the upper limb.
Persistance of lateral branch of more than one cervical intersegmental artery which becomes enlarged to form a double axis artery (Jurjus et al.
The subclavian artery is the axis artery of the upper limb and develops from the lateral branch of the 7th intersegmental artery.