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a.1.(Anat.) Pertaining to the muscles and the diaphragm; as, the musculophrenic artery.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Blood Supply: The parietal pleura derives its arterial supply from the intercostal, internal thoracic and musculophrenic arteries.
The left IMA was harvested as a pedicle from the subclavian vein to just beyond the bifurcation into the superior epigastric artery and musculophrenic arteries, with the aid of diathermy and metal clips.

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