esophageal arteries

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e·soph·a·ge·al ar·ter·ies

esophageal branches of the following: 1) inferior thyroid artery; 2) left gastric artery; 3) thoracic aorta.
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e·soph·a·ge·al ar·te·ries

(ĕ-sof'ă-jē'ăl ahr'tĕr-ēz)
Esophageal branches of the inferior thyroid artery; left gastric artery; thoracic aorta.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Swigart et al., "The esophageal arteries: an anatomic study of 150 specimens," Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, vol.
The middle esophageal blood supply is derived from the bronchial arteries, right third or fourth intercostal arteries, and numerous small esophageal arteries off the descending aorta.

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