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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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].

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external ontology notes

MA has both mammary and thoracic

has exact synonym

internal thoracic mammary artery

internal mammary artery

has related synonym

arteria mammaria interna

mammary artery

arteria thoracica interna

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UBERON:0002456