deltoid branch

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]).
Synonym(s): ramus deltoideus [TA]
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During 23.07% (n= 3) of the dissections, the axillary artery was detected in the lower half of the circumference dissected, together with the deltoid branch of the thoracoacromial artery.
In the SAP, the existence of important neurovascular structures such as the deltoid branch of the thoracoacromial artery, axillary artery, and brachial plexus cords was documented.
The left shoulder dissection is shown such that it is possible to identify the trocar (T), axillary artery (A), the deltoid branch of the thoracoacromial artery (R), and the coracoid process (C).
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.
The communicating perforators from the deltoid branch of the thoraco-acromial axis and posterior circumflex humeral artery are sacrificed.
Ascending or deltoid branch which anastomoses with descending branch of posterior circumflex humeral artery