circumflex scapular artery

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circumflex scapular artery n.
An artery with its origin in the subscapular artery, with distribution to the muscles of the shoulder and shoulder blade, and with anastomoses to the branches of the suprascapular and transverse cervical arteries.

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circumflex scapular artery

an artery that serves the muscles of the shoulder and scapular area 
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