Definition of Musculophrenic artery

1. Noun. An artery that supplies the abdomen and intercostal muscles.

Exact synonyms: Arteria Musculophrenica
Generic synonyms: Arteria, Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery



Medical Definition of Musculophrenic artery

1. Origin, the lateral terminal branch of internal thoracic; distribution, diaphragm and intercostal muscles; anastomoses, branches of pericardiacophrenic, inferior phrenic, and posterior intercostal arteries. Synonym: arteria musculophrenica. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculophrenic Artery

musculi rotatores cervicis
musculi rotatores lumborum
musculi rotatores thoracis
musculi suboccipitales
musculi suprahyoidei
musculi thoracis
musculin
musculoaponeurotic
musculocutaneous
musculocutaneous amputation
musculocutaneous flap
musculocutaneous nerve
musculocutaneous nerve of leg
musculomembranous
musculophrenic
musculophrenic artery (current term)
musculophrenic vein
musculophrenic veins
musculosity
musculoskeletal
musculoskeletal diseases
musculoskeletal physiology
musculoskeletal system
musculoskeletally
musculospiral
musculospiral groove
musculospiral nerve
musculospiral paralysis
musculotendinous

Literary usage of Musculophrenic artery

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The Pericardial Branches supply the upper part of the anterior surface of the pericardium; the lower part receives brandies from the musculophrenic artery. ..."

2. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"The Pericardial Branches supply the upper part of the anterior surface of the pericardium; the lower part receives branches from the musculophrenic artery. ..."

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