Definition of Circumflex scapular artery

1. Noun. An artery that serves the muscles of the shoulder and scapular area.

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

Medical Definition of Circumflex scapular artery

1. Origin, subscapular; distribution, muscles of shoulder and scapular region; anastomoses, branches of suprascapular and transverse cervical. Synonym: arteria circumflexa scapulae. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Circumflex Scapular 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
circumflex iliac arteries
circumflex iliac artery
circumflex iliac vein
circumflex nerve
circumflex scapular artery (current term)
circumflex vein
circumflex veins

Literary usage of Circumflex scapular artery

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

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. ..."

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