musculophrenic artery

(redirected from arteria musculophrenica)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

mus·cu·lo·phren·ic ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, the lateral terminal branch of internal thoracic; branches: anterior intercostal arteries 7-10; distribution, diaphragm and intercostal muscles; anastomoses, branches of pericardiacophrenic, inferior phrenic, and posterior intercostal arteries.
Synonym(s): arteria musculophrenica [TA]

mus·cu·lo·phren·ic ar·te·ry

(mŭs'kyū-lō-fren'ik ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, the lateral terminal branch of internal thoracic; distribution, diaphragm and intercostal muscles; anastomoses, branches of pericardiacophrenic, inferior phrenic, and posterior intercostal arteries.
Synonym(s): arteria musculophrenica [TA] .