Superior phrenic arteries

The superior phrenic arteries are small branches arising from the lower part of the thoracic aorta. They anastamose with the pericardiophrenic and musculophrenic arteries to supply the superior surface of the diaphragm.

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rID: 50923
System: Vascular
Section: Anatomy
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