subclavian artery

Origin of subclavian artery

First recorded in 1680–90
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subclavian artery in Medicine

subclavian artery

n.
  1. An artery originating on the left from the aortic arch and on the right from the brachiocephalic artery with branches to the vertebral artery, the thyrocervical trunk, the internal thoracic artery, the costocervical trunk, and the descending scapular artery, and directly continuous with the axillary artery.
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