circumflex humeral artery


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Noun1.circumflex humeral artery - an artery that supplies the shoulder joint and shoulder musclescircumflex humeral artery - an artery that supplies the shoulder joint and shoulder muscles
circumflex artery - any of several paired curving arteries
articulatio humeri, shoulder joint, shoulder - a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula
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The anterior circumflex humeral artery arises from the axillary artery about one centimeter distal to the inferior border of the pectoralis major and courses laterally along the inferior border of the subscapularis tendon.

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