|Artery: Subscapular artery|
|Axillary artery and its branches - anterior view of right upper limb and thorax.|
|The scapular and circumflex arteries.|
|Gray's||subject #149 588|
|Branches||circumflex scapular artery, thoracodorsal artery|
The subscapular artery, the largest branch of the axillary artery, arises at the lower border of the Subscapularis, which it follows to the inferior angle of the scapula, where it anastomoses with the lateral thoracic and intercostal arteries and with the descending branch of the transverse cervical, and ends in the neighboring muscles.
About 4 cm. from its origin it gives off a branch, the scapular circumflex artery.
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