Medical Definition of Dorsal scapular artery

1. Origin, subclavian or as the deep branch of the transverse cervical; distribution, passes deep to the rhomboid muscles, supplying them and other muscles and skin along the vertebral border of the scapula; anastomoses, suprascapular and scapular circumflex. Synonym: arteria dorsalis scapulae, rami profundi arteriae transversae cervicis, ramus profundus arteriae transversae colli, arteria scapularis dorsalis, arteria scapularis descendens, deep branch of the transverse cervical artery, descending scapular artery, ramus profundus arteria scapularis descendens. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dorsal Scapular Artery

dorsal nucleus of trapezoid body
dorsal nucleus of vagus
dorsal nucleus of vagus nerve
dorsal pancreatic artery
dorsal part of pons
dorsal plate of neural tube
dorsal position
dorsal primary ramus of spinal nerve
dorsal radiocarpal ligament
dorsal reflex
dorsal root
dorsal root ganglion
dorsal sacrococcygeal muscle
dorsal sacrococcygeus muscle
dorsal sacroiliac ligaments
dorsal scapular artery (current term)
dorsal scapular nerve
dorsal scapular vein
dorsal spine
dorsal surface
dorsal surface of digit
dorsal surface of sacrum
dorsal surface of scapula
dorsal talonavicular bone
dorsal talonavicular ligament
dorsal tegmental decussation
dorsal thoracic artery
dorsal vagal nucleus
dorsal vein of corpus callosum

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