An artery having its origin as the first paired branch from the abdominal aorta inferior to the diaphragm and with distribution to the diaphragm; inferior phrenic artery.
Either of a pair of small arteries given off from the thoracic aorta just superior to the diaphragm and with distribution to the diaphragm; superior phrenic artery.
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A Long List of Affixes: Suffixes, Prefixes, and Combining FormsSuffixes -able, -ible, -ile: (form adjs) able to, fit to, worthy, capable; apt to; subject to being ~-ed -ac: one affect with -ac, -al, -ane, -ar, -ary, -ch, -ese, -ic, -ical, -id, -ile, -ine, -ish, -ory: like, of, pertaining to; characterized by -aceae: families of plants -aceous, -ous: resemblance to a substance; full of -acy, -age, -ance, -ancy, -asm, -dom, -ence, -ency, -hood, -ism, -ity, -ment, -mony, -ness, -ry, -ship, …
- phrenic ganglion,
- phrenic nerve,
- phrenicocolic ligament
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