- sternal arteries posterior
- rami sternales arteriae thoracicae internae.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Look at other dictionaries:
branch — An offshoot; in anatomy, one of the primary divisions of a nerve or blood vessel. A b.. See ramus, artery, nerve, vein. SYN: ramus (1) [TA]. accessory meningeal b. SYN: pterygomeningeal artery … Medical dictionary
Artery — A vessel that carries blood that is high in oxygen content away from the heart to the farthest reaches of the body. Since blood in arteries is usually full of oxygen, the hemoglobin in the red blood cells is oxygenated. The resultant form of… … Medical dictionary
artery — (Order Decapoda): One of numerous blood vessels originating from aorta or directly from heart. According to position or body region/appendages supplied, one may distinguish, among others, antennal, antennular, hepatic, lateral cephalic,… … Crustacea glossary
Arterial tree — In anatomy, arterial tree is used to refer to all arteries and/or the branching pattern of the arteries. This article regards the human arterial tree. Starting from the aorta: Contents 1 Ascending aorta 1.1 right coronary artery 1.2 left coronary … Wikipedia
Outline of human anatomy — See also: Index of anatomy related articles Human anatomy, a branch of anatomy, is the scientific study of the morphology of the adult human. It is subdivided into gross anatomy and microscopic anatomy. Gross anatomy (also called topographical… … Wikipedia
part — A portion. SYN: pars [TA]. abdominal p. of aorta SYN: abdominal aorta. abdominal p. of esophagus [TA] the portion of the esophagus from where it passes through the diaphragm to the stomach. See … Medical dictionary
syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… … Medical dictionary
Ramus — In anatomy, a branch, such as a branch of a blood vessel or nerve. For example, the ramus acetabularis arteriae circumflexae femoris medialis is the branch of an artery that goes to the socket of the hip joint. The plural of ramus is rami. * * *… … Medical dictionary
Heart — This article is about the organ in various animals. For the human heart, see Human heart. For other uses, see Heart (disambiguation). Cardiac redirects here. For the cardboard computer, see CARDboard Illustrative Aid to Computation … Wikipedia
arch — Any structure resembling a bent bow or an a.; an arc. In anatomy, any vaulted or archlike structure. See arcus. SYN: arcus [TA]. [thru O. Fr. fr. L. arcus, bow] abdominothoracic a. a bell shaped line defined by the lower end of the sternum and… … Medical dictionary