from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An artery that arises from the arch of the aorta and divides into the right subclavian and right carotid arteries. Also called brachiocephalic artery, brachiocephalic trunk.
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- n. a large artery arising from the arch of the aorta and divides into the right subclavian artery and the right common carotid artery; supplies the right side of the neck and head and the right shoulder and arm
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