from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the shoulder and thorax.
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The thoracoacromial artery (a. thoracoacromialis; acromiothoracic artery; thoracic axis) is a short trunk, which arises from the forepart of the axillary artery, its origin being generally overlapped by the upper edge of the Pectoralis minor Projecting forward to the upper border of this muscle, it pierces the coracoclavicular fascia and divides into four branchespectoral, acromial, clavicular, and deltoid.
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