Superior phrenic arteries

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Superior phrenic artery
Details
SourceThoracic aorta
VeinSuperior phrenic vein
Identifiers
LatinArteria phrenica superior
TAA12.2.11.006
FMA70805
Anatomical terminology

The superior phrenic arteries are small and arise from the lower part of the thoracic aorta; they are distributed to the posterior part of the upper surface of the diaphragm, and anastomose with the musculophrenic and pericardiacophrenic arteries.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 601 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)