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Related to mammary artery: mammary vein
The internal mammary artery, which is a branch of the subclavian artery, or the lateral mammary artery, which is a branch of the lateral thoracic artery.See: aorta (Branches of aorta)for illus.
See also: artery
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A chest wall artery that descends from the aorta and is commonly used for bypass grafts.
Mentioned in: Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
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