esophageal branches

e·soph·a·ge·al branch·es

branches to the esophagus. Terminologia Anatomica lists esophageal branches of the inferior thyroid artery, left gastric artery, recurrent laryngeal nerve, and thoracic aorta and ganglia.
Synonym(s): rami esophagei [TA], rami esophageales
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In distal esophagus, the least vascular segment derives its arterial supply from the esophageal branches of left gastric artery.

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