An artery that supplies the anterior chest wall and the breasts. It is a paired artery, with one running along each side of the sternum, to continue after its bifurcation as the superior epigastric and musculophrenic arteries. [WP,unvetted]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internal_thoracic_artery ]

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Term information

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uberon_slim, human_reference_atlas

definition
  • An artery that supplies the anterior chest wall and the breasts. It is a paired artery, with one running along each side of the sternum, to continue after its bifurcation as the superior epigastric and musculophrenic arteries. [WP,unvetted].
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5c/Gray522.png
external ontology notes
  • MA has both mammary and thoracic
has exact synonym
  • internal thoracic mammary artery
  • internal mammary artery
has related synonym
  • mammary artery
  • arteria thoracica interna
  • arteria mammaria interna
id
  • UBERON:0002456
present in taxon
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_9606