Mediastinal branches of thoracic part of aorta

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Mediastinal branches of thoracic part of aorta
Details
Latin rami mediastinales partis thoracicae aortae
Supplies posterior mediastinum
Source
thoracic aorta
Identifiers
Gray's p.600
Dorlands
/Elsevier
r_02/12690827
TA A12.2.11.005
FMA FMA:71539
Anatomical terminology

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.