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Brachiocephalic trunk (innominate artery)

Author AA - MedPix (2001)

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Affiliation: National Capital Consortium

ABSTRACT

The "innominate" - literally "nameless" - first branch of the arch of the aorta, that further divides into the right common carotid and right subclavian arteries. It is also called the "brachiocephalic" artery, because it supplies both the arm (brachia) and the head (cephalic). For image, see: http://rad.usuhs.mil/rad/radbrowser2/chest/Mediastinum/GreatVessels/Aortagram/c001.html For more information: http://www.pediatriccardiacinquest.mb.ca/ch02/howitworks.html

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Drawing from Gray's Anatomy showing the brachiocephalic (innominate) artery arising from the ascending aortic arch.
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MPX2790_synpic28459: Drawing from Gray's Anatomy showing the brachiocephalic (innominate) artery arising from the ascending aortic arch.


Brachiocephalic trunk (innominate artery)

Author AA - MedPix (2001)

Drawing from Gray's Anatomy showing the brachiocephalic (innominate) artery arising from the ascending aortic arch.
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MPX2790_synpic28459: Drawing from Gray's Anatomy showing the brachiocephalic (innominate) artery arising from the ascending aortic arch.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Topic

Affiliation: National Capital Consortium

ABSTRACT

The "innominate" - literally "nameless" - first branch of the arch of the aorta, that further divides into the right common carotid and right subclavian arteries. It is also called the "brachiocephalic" artery, because it supplies both the arm (brachia) and the head (cephalic). For image, see: http://rad.usuhs.mil/rad/radbrowser2/chest/Mediastinum/GreatVessels/Aortagram/c001.html For more information: http://www.pediatriccardiacinquest.mb.ca/ch02/howitworks.html

No MeSH data available.