esophageal branches of the thoracic aorta

e·soph·a·ge·al branches of the tho·rac·ic a·or·ta

branches arising directly from the anterior aspect of the portion of the thoracic aorta adjacent to the esophagus, by which most of the thoracic part of the esophagus is supplied.
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