Mediastinal branches of thoracic part of aorta

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Mediastinal branches of thoracic part of aorta
Details
Source thoracic aorta
Supplies posterior mediastinum
Identifiers
Latin rami mediastinales partis thoracicae aortae
TA A12.2.11.005
FMA 71539
Anatomical terminology

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

References[edit]

This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 600 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)