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Related to innominate arteries: truncus brachiocephalicus
obsolete term for brachiocephalic (arterial) trunk.
See brachiocephalic artery.
one of the three arteries branching from the arch of the aorta, running about 5 cm from the level of the cranial border of the second right costal cartilage; ascending cranially, dorsally, and obliquely to the right; and dividing into the right common carotid and the right subclavian arteries. Also called brachiocephalic artery, brachiocephalic trunk.
brachiocephalic trunkA major branch of the aortic arch which divides into the right subclavian and right common carotid arteries, occasionally giving rise to the thyroid ima artery.
in·nom·i·nate ar·te·ry(i-nom'i-năt ahr'tĕr-ē)
Obsolete term for brachiocephalic trunk