Superior phrenic artery

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Artery: Superior phrenic artery
Latin arteriae phrenicae superiores
Gray's subject #153 601
Source thoracic aorta   
Vein superior phrenic vein
Dorlands
/ Elsevier
    
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]



The superior phrenic arteries small and arise from the lower part of the thoracic aorta; they are distributed to the posterior part of the upper surface of the diaphragm, and anastomose with the musculophrenic and pericardiacophrenic arteries.

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