subscapular artery

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sub·scap·u·lar ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, axillary; branches, circumflex scapular, thoracodorsal; distribution, muscles of shoulder and scapular region; anastomoses, branches of transverse cervical, suprascapular, lateral thoracic, and intercostals.
Synonym(s): arteria subscapularis [TA]
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sub·scap·u·lar ar·te·ry

(sŭb-skap'yū-lăr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, axillary; branches, circumflex scapular, thoracodorsal; distribution, muscles of shoulder and scapular region; anastomoses, branches of transverse cervical, suprascapular, lateral thoracic, and intercostals.
Synonym(s): arteria subscapularis [TA] .
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subscapular artery

A large branch of the axillary artery; it supplies blood to the back wall of the thorax and the latissimus dorsi and subscapularis muscles. Its branches include the thoracodorsal and circumflex scapular arteries.
See also: artery
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