Deltoid branch | definition of deltoid branch by Medical dictionary
del·toid branch [TA]
branches related to the deltoid muscle. Terminologica Anatomica lists deltoid branches of the following: 1) thoracoacromial artery (ramus deltoideus arteriae thoracoacromialis [TA]); and 2) profunda brachii artery (ramus deltoideus arteriae profundae brachii [TA]).
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The PHCA can anastomose with the deltoid branch
of profunda brachii artery (ramus deltoideus arteriae profundae brachii), the largest branch from the BA, given off not far from the arbitrary beginning of the BA (at the level of the distal margin of the artery passing under the tendon of the latissimus dorsi muscle teres major) in the very proximal arm.
Ascending or deltoid branch
which anastomoses with descending branch of posterior circumflex humeral artery