Superior phrenic arteries

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Superior phrenic artery
Details
Source Thoracic aorta
Vein Superior phrenic vein
Identifiers
Latin Arteria phrenica superior
Dorlands
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a_61/12155498
TA A12.2.11.006
FMA 70805
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 the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)