Acromial branch of suprascapular artery

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Artery: Acromial branch of suprascapular artery
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The scapular and circumflex arteries (acromial branch of suprascapular artery visible but not labeled)
Latin Ramus acromialis arteriae suprascapularis
Gray's p.582
Source Suprascapular artery

The acromial branch of suprascapular artery is a small artery in the shoulder region. The suprascapular artery gives of the acromial branch, which pierces the trapezius muscle and supplies the skin over the acromion, anastomosing with the thoracoacromial artery.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.