axillary arteries meaning

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  • [Medicine]
    The continuation of the subclavian artery; it distributes over the upper limb,axilla,chest and shoulder.


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  1. Damage to the axillary artery and axillary nerve ( C5, C6 ) may result.
  2. Cone's aneurysm involved the right axillary artery and a smaller branch, the circumflex humeral artery.
  3. The second part of the axillary artery is the reference for the locational descriptions of the cords in the brachial plexus.
  4. The medial and lateral pectoral nerves form a connection, or loop, around the axillary artery, called ansa pectoralis.
  5. The aneurysm involved the posterior circumflex humeral and axillary arteries, and no one knows for how long it had been present.

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