Definition of Circumflex humeral artery
1. Noun. An artery that supplies the shoulder joint and shoulder muscles.
Generic synonyms: Circumflex Artery
Group relationships: Articulatio Humeri, Shoulder, Shoulder Joint
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Literary usage of Circumflex humeral artery
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1. The Anatomy of the Domestic Fowl by Benjamin Franklyn Kaupp (1918)
"The anterior circumflex humeral artery passes through the short head of the biceps and gives ... 3) continues as the posterior circumflex humeral artery. ..."
2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1835)
"... the ligature was applied—that is, two inches ten lines from the internal mammary artery, or one inch eleven lines above the circumflex humeral artery. ..."
3. Oxford Loose-leaf Surgery by F. F. Burghard, Allen Buckner Kanavel (1920)
"them comes the trunk of the posterior circumflex (humeral) artery, which is thus preserved uninjured. The next step is to open the joint, which is done by ..."