lateral thoracic artery(redirected from Long thoracic artery)
lat·er·al tho·rac·ic ar·ter·y[TA]
origin, third part of axillary; distribution, passes around lateral border of pectoral muscles, supplying them and other muscles of thoracic wall and mammary gland.
lat·er·al tho·rac·ic ar·te·ry(lat'ĕr-ăl thōr-as'ik ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
lateral thoracic artery
A branch of the axillary artery; it supplies blood to the pectoralis minor muscle and to the mammary gland.
See also: artery