acromiothoracic artery

acromiothoracic artery
arteria thoracoacromialis.

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  • thoracoacromial — Relating to the acromion and the thorax; denoting especially the t. artery. SYN: acromiothoracic, thoracicoacromial. * * * tho·ra·co·acro·mi·al (thor″ə ko ə kroґme əl) pertaining to the thorax and the acromion …   Medical dictionary