tracheal branches

tra·che·al branch·es

branches to the trachea. Terminologia Anatomica lists tracheal branches of 1) inferior thyroid artery (rami tracheales arteriae thyroideae inferioris [TA]); 2) internal thoracic artery (rami tracheales arteria thoracicae internae [TA]); and 3) recurrent laryngeal nerve (rami tracheales nervi laryngei recurrentis [TA]).
Synonym(s): rami tracheales [TA]
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The nerves then turn superomedially to run towards the tracheo-oesophageal groove, giving off oesophageal and tracheal branches. The RLN ascends in close relation with the trachea and oesophagus, but not necessarily in the true TE groove.