superior thoracic artery

(redirected from Highest thoracic artery)

su·pe·ri·or tho·rac·ic ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, axillary; distribution, muscles of superior chest; anastomoses, branches of suprascapular, internal thoracic, and thoracoacromial.

su·pe·ri·or tho·rac·ic ar·te·ry

(sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr thōr-as'ik ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, axillary; distribution, muscles of superior chest; anastomoses, branches of suprascapular, internal thoracic, and thoracoacromial.
Synonym(s): arteria thoracica superior, highest thoracic artery.
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