intercostal artery

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n intercostal artery several arteries and supplying the intercostal spaces of the rib cage
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Usage

In literature:

The dorsal intercostal arteries.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
The openings of all the intercostal arteries are distinctly seen.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
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