Mediastinal branches of thoracic part of aorta

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Artery: Mediastinal branches of thoracic part of aorta
Latin rami mediastinales partis thoracicae aortae
Gray's p.600
Supplies posterior mediastinum
Source thoracic aorta

The mediastinal branches are numerous small vessels which supply the lymph glands and loose areolar tissue in the posterior mediastinum.

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