brachial artery

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Noun1.brachial artery - the main artery of the upper armbrachial artery - the main artery of the upper arm; a continuation of the axillary artery; bifurcates into the radial and ulnar arteries at the elbow
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
arm - a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
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It mainly contributes to flexion and supination of the forearm; innervated by the musculocutaneous nerve and supplied by brachial and anterior circumflex humeral artery.
She was admitted to the hospital and an abdominal angiography performed through the right humeral artery revealed a complete thrombosis of the proximal left branch of the ABFB (Figure 1(a)), along with an important collateral circulation (Figure 1(b)).
Three years before the current presentation he underwent his first arteriovenous fistula in his left arm that was not functional which meant the patient had to undergo surgery for a second fistula to be created between the humeral artery and the left cephalic vein.
The three terminal branches of the collateral artery are posterior circumflex humeral artery, circumflex scapular artery and thoracodorsal arteries.
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.