circumflex scapular artery

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Noun1.circumflex scapular artery - an artery that serves the muscles of the shoulder and scapular areacircumflex scapular artery - an artery that serves the muscles of the shoulder and scapular area
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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Where it was absent (3.3%), the circumflex scapular artery and the thoracodorsal artery originated directly from the axillary artery.
A potential risk is contact with the suprascapular nerve and the circumflex scapular vessels.
The subscapular artery divides into the circumflex scapular and thoracodorsal arteries (George et al, 2007).
One is the superior thoracic artery and the other is a large branch which is termed as common subscapular trunk from which circumflex scapular artery, anterior and posterior circumflex humeral arteries, profunda brachii artery, ulnar collateral artery and thoracodorsal artery branched.
In 15.38% (n= 2) of the dissections, we found two arterial structures: branches of the suprascapular artery and the circumflex scapular artery.