from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A part of a major artery of the upper extremities or forelimbs that passes beneath the clavicle and is continuous with the axillary artery.
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- noun anatomy One of two major arteries (left and right) of the upper thorax located beneath the
clavicleand supplying the upper extremities and head.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun either of two arteries that supply blood to the neck and arms
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