thoracoacromial


thoracoacromial
Relating to the acromion and the thorax; denoting especially the t. artery. SYN: acromiothoracic, thoracicoacromial.

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tho·ra·co·acro·mi·al (thor″ə-ko-ə-kroґme-əl) pertaining to the thorax and the acromion.

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