humeral circumflex artery


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  • Humeral circumflex artery — can refer to: Posterior humeral circumflex artery Anterior humeral circumflex artery See also Circumflex branch of left coronary artery This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • Anterior humeral circumflex artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = a. circumflexa humeri anterior GraySubject = 149 GrayPage = 589 Caption = The scapular and circumflex arteries. (Anterior humeral circumflex visible in upper right.) Caption2 = The axillary artery and its… …   Wikipedia

  • Posterior humeral circumflex artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria circumflexa humeri posterior GraySubject = 149 GrayPage = 589 Caption = The axillary artery and its branches, including posterior humeral circumflex. Caption2 = The scapular and circumflex arteries.… …   Wikipedia

  • anterior humeral circumflex artery — n an artery that branches from the axillary artery in the shoulder, curves around the front of the humerus, is distributed or gives off branches distributed esp. to the shoulder joint, head of the humerus, biceps brachii, and deltoid muscle, and… …   Medical dictionary

  • posterior humeral circumflex artery — n an artery that branches from the axillary artery in the shoulder, curves around the back of the humerus, and is distributed esp. to the deltoid muscle and shoulder joint compare ANTERIOR HUMERAL CIRCUMFLEX ARTERY …   Medical dictionary

  • circumflex artery — n any of several paired curving arteries: as a) either of two arteries that branch from the deep femoral artery or from the femoral artery itself: (1) LATERAL FEMORAL CIRCUMFLEX ARTERY (2) MEDIAL FEMORAL CIRCUMFLEX ARTERY b) either of two… …   Medical dictionary

  • circumflex artery — noun any of several paired curving arteries • Hypernyms: ↑artery, ↑arteria, ↑arterial blood vessel • Hyponyms: ↑circumflex artery of the thigh, ↑arteria circumflexa femoris, ↑circumflex humeral artery, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Circumflex scapular artery — Artery: Circumflex scapular artery The scapular and circumflex arteries. (Scapular circumflex visible at center.) …   Wikipedia

  • Artery — A vessel that carries blood that is high in oxygen content away from the heart to the farthest reaches of the body. Since blood in arteries is usually full of oxygen, the hemoglobin in the red blood cells is oxygenated. The resultant form of… …   Medical dictionary

  • circumflex humeral artery — noun an artery that supplies the shoulder joint and shoulder muscles • Syn: ↑arteria circumflexa humeri • Hypernyms: ↑circumflex artery • Part Holonyms: ↑shoulder, ↑shoulder joint, ↑articulatio humeri …   Useful english dictionary

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