Definition of Circumflex humeral artery

1. Noun. An artery that supplies the shoulder joint and shoulder muscles.

Exact synonyms: Arteria Circumflexa Humeri
Generic synonyms: Circumflex Artery
Group relationships: Articulatio Humeri, Shoulder, Shoulder Joint

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Circumflex Humeral Artery

circumflex accent
circumflex accents
circumflex artery
circumflex artery of the thigh
circumflex branch of left coronary artery
circumflex femoral arteries
circumflex femoral vein
circumflex fibular artery
circumflex humeral arteries
circumflex humeral artery (current term)
circumflex iliac arteries
circumflex iliac artery
circumflex iliac vein
circumflex nerve
circumflex scapular artery
circumflex vein
circumflex veins

Literary usage of Circumflex humeral artery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Anatomy of the Domestic Fowl by Benjamin Franklyn Kaupp (1918)
"The anterior circumflex humeral artery passes through the short head of the biceps and gives ... 3) continues as the posterior circumflex humeral artery. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1835)
"... the ligature was applied—that is, two inches ten lines from the internal mammary artery, or one inch eleven lines above the circumflex humeral artery. ..."

3. Oxford Loose-leaf Surgery by F. F. Burghard, Allen Buckner Kanavel (1920)
"them comes the trunk of the posterior circumflex (humeral) artery, which is thus preserved uninjured. The next step is to open the joint, which is done by ..."

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