costocervical artery

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costocervical artery cos·to·cer·vi·cal artery (kŏs'tō-sûr'vĭ-kəl)
n.
A short artery that arises from the subclavian artery on each side and divides into deep cervical and highest intercostal branches. Also called costocervical trunk.

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