Suprascapular artery

suprascapular artery n.
An artery with its origin in the thyrocervical trunk, with distribution to the clavicle, scapula, muscles of the shoulder, and shoulder joint; and with anastomoses to the transverse cervical circumflex scapular artery. Also called transverse scapular artery.


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