Unit 3 - Thorax, Abdomen, Pelvis, and Perineum: Branches of the Thoracic Aorta (Ex. III) Flashcards Preview

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L common carotid a.

head and neck

2

L subclavian a.

vertebral a. ==> head and neck
internal thoracic a.
- A intercostal aa. ==> A chest wall
- thymic branches ==> thymus
- mediastinal branches ==> P mediastinum
- pericardiocophrenic a. ==> pericardium; diaphragm
thyrocervical trunk
- I thyroid a. ==> esophagus, trachea, thyroid gland
costocercvical trunk
- S intercostal a. ==> chest wall

3

descending thoracic aorta

visceral branches ==> bronchi; trachea; esophagus
parietal branches
- P intercostal aa. ==> P chest wall
- S phrenic aa. ==> diaphragm

4

ascending aorta

R and L coronary aa. ==> heart

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brachiocephalic trunk

R subclavian a.
- head and neck
- A chest wall
- thymus
- P mediastinum
- pericardium; diaphragm
- esophagus; trachea; thyroid gland
- chest wall
R common carotid a.
- head and neck

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