Mediastinal branches of thoracic part of aorta

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Mediastinal branches of thoracic part of aorta
Details
Sourcethoracic aorta
Suppliesposterior mediastinum
Identifiers
Latinrami mediastinales partis thoracicae aortae
TAA12.2.11.005
FMA71539
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)