Anterior humeral circumflex artery
|Artery: Anterior humeral circumflex artery|
|The scapular and circumflex arteries. (Anterior humeral circumflex visible in upper right.)|
|The axillary artery and its branches. (Anterior humeral circumflex labeled at center left.)|
|Latin||a. circumflexa humeri anterior|
|Gray's||subject #149 589|
The anterior humeral circumflex artery (anterior circumflex artery, anterior circumflex humeral artery), considerably smaller than the posterior, arises nearly opposite it, from the lateral side of the axillary artery.
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