external mammary artery

lat·er·al tho·rac·ic ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, third part of axillary; distribution, passes around lateral border of pectoral muscles, supplying them and other muscles of thoracic wall and mammary gland.
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external mammary artery

(1) Lateral thoracic artery.
(2) Lateral mammary branches of lateral thoracic artery.
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lat·er·al tho·rac·ic ar·te·ry

(lat'ĕr-ăl thōr-as'ik ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, third part of axillary; distribution, passes around lateral border of pectoral muscles, supplying them and other muscles of chest and mammary gland.
Synonym(s): arteria thoracica lateralis, external mammary artery, long thoracic artery.
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