Thoracodorsal artery

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Thoracodorsal artery
Latissimus dorsi.png
Latissimus dorsi
Axillary artery and its branches - anterior view of right upper limb and thorax.
Source subscapular artery
Supplies latissimus dorsi
Latin arteria thoracodorsalis
TA A12.2.09.014
FMA 66320
Anatomical terminology

The thoracodorsal artery is a branch of the subscapular artery. It travels inferiorly with the thoracodorsal nerve and supplies the latissimus dorsi.

External links[edit]

  • Anatomy figure: 05:04-21 at Human Anatomy Online, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The axillary artery and its major branches shown in relation to major landmarks."
  • Anatomy photo:05:07-0303 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Major Branches of the Axillary Artery"
  • lesson3axillaryart&vein at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University)