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dorsal scapular artery

dorsal scapular artery in Medicine

dorsal scapular artery n.
An artery with its origin in the subclavian or transverse cervical artery, with distribution to the muscles and skin along the medial border of the scapula, and with anastomoses to the suprascapular and scapular circumflex arteries. Also called descending scapular artery.

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