Acromial branch of suprascapular artery

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Acromial branch of suprascapular artery
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The scapular and circumflex arteries (acromial branch of suprascapular artery visible but not labeled)
Details
Latin Ramus acromialis arteriae suprascapularis
Source Suprascapular artery
Identifiers
Gray's p.582
Dorlands
/Elsevier
r_02/12688653
TA A12.2.08.052
FMA 70396
Anatomical terminology

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.

References[edit]

This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)