Definition of Circumflex scapular artery
1. Noun. An artery that serves the muscles of the shoulder and scapular area.
Generic synonyms: Circumflex Artery
Group relationships: Articulatio Humeri, Shoulder, Shoulder Joint
Medical Definition of Circumflex scapular artery
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Literary usage of Circumflex scapular artery
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1. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"After these branches are given off, the circumflex scapular artery leaves the triangular space by turning round the axillary border of the scapula, ..."
2. Essentials of anatomy and manual of practical dissection together with the by Charles Beylard Nancrede (1894)
"^tQ 'i 40.—Supra-scapular artery, nerve and vein. 41.—Recurrent or circumflex, scapular artery and vei» 42.—External oblique. 43.—Intercostal nerves. 44. ..."
3. A Treatise on the Anatomy, Pathology and Surgical Treatment of Aneurism by Antonio Scarpa, John Henry Wishart (1808)
"... the dorsal artery communicates with the in- ferior circumflex scapular artery, and with the dorsal branches of some of the intercostal arteries. ..."