Aortic arch branches (mnemonic)

Dr Owen Kang et al.

A mnemonic to remember the major branches of the aortic arch is:

  • ABC'S


  • A: arch of aorta
  • B: brachiocephalic trunk
  • C: left common carotid artery
  • S: left subclavian artery


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rID: 46376
System: Vascular
Sections: Anatomy, Mnemonics
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