Superior phrenic artery

Superior phrenic artery

Infobox Artery
Latin = arteriae phrenicae superiores
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BranchFrom = thoracic aorta
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Vein = superior phrenic vein
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The superior phrenic arteries are 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.

ee also

* Inferior phrenic arteries

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