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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At this point, the medial trunk was divided into the posterior circumflex humeral artery and the subscapular artery.
The cirumflex humeral artery further divides into an anterior and posterior circumflex humeral artery [FIGURE 4B].
The communicating perforators from the deltoid branch of the thoraco-acromial axis and posterior circumflex humeral artery are sacrificed.
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.
The posterior circumflex humeral artery (PCHA) and the anterior circumflex humeral artery (ACHA) are important branches of the third part of AA.

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