thoracoacromial artery

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tho·ra·co·a·cro·mi·al ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, axillary; distribution, muscles and skin of shoulder and upper chest; anastomoses, branches of superior thoracic, internal thoracic, lateral thoracic, posterior and anterior circumflex humeral, and suprascapular.

tho·ra·co·a·cro·mi·al ar·te·ry

(thōr'ă-kō-ă-krō'mē-ăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, axillary; distribution, muscles and skin of shoulder and upper chest; anastomoses, branches of superior thoracic, internal thoracic, lateral thoracic, posterior and anterior circumflex humeral, and suprascapular.
Synonym(s): arteria thoracoacromialis [TA] , acromiothoracic artery.

thoracoacromial artery

A branch of the axillary artery; its branches run to the acromion, the clavicle, and the deltoid and pectoral muscles.
See also: artery
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This anomalous SSA originated from the 1st segment of axillary artery, 6.0 cm distal to the origin of thyrocervical trunk and 2.1 cm proximal to the thoraco-acromial artery. Its origin was 0.4 cm in diameter.
The superior thoracic artery was seen arising from the thoraco-acromial artery. The anterior and posterior circumflex humeral arteries arose from axillary artery II.
At the point of origin of axillary artery I , thoraco-acromial artery was given off (Fig.