Acromial artery | definition of acromial artery by Medical dictionary
a·cro·mi·al branch of tho·ra·co·a·cro·mi·al ar·ter·y [TA]
a branch of the thoracoacromial artery that runs over the coracoid process and under the deltoid muscle.
acromial artery (1) Acromial branch of thoracoacromial artery, ramus acromialis arteriae thoraco—acromialis NA6.
(2) Acromial branch of subscapular artery, ramus acromialis arteriae subscapularis NA6.
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1977; Erdogan, 2012), it was determined that the acromial artery
did not originate from the subclavian artery in the flamingos.
It is known that thoracic wall is supplied by medial thoracic branches intercostals artery and the thoracic artery from axillary artery the thoraco- acromial artery
and the lateral thoracic artery.
Interestingly, the superior thoracic artery took origin from thoraco- acromial artery
which shared a common site of origin with axillary artery I and II.