artery

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a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body

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a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic

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Jayaranganath, "Isolated major aortopulmonary collateral artery in an infant presenting with recurrent lower respiratory tract infection," BMJ Case Reports, vol.
Apart from the terminal branches, the branches of the brachial artery in the arm are profunda brachii, superior ulnar collateral artery, inferior ulnar collateral artery, muscular branches to the surrounding muscles and a nutrient branch to the humerus [1].
We can speculate on the reasons of this finding as the variant artery actually had been observed by many cardiologists but assumed as collateral artery, or this variant could be exclusive for Turkish population suggesting an ethnic variation.
* The three terminal branches of the collateral artery are posterior circumflex humeral artery, circumflex scapular artery and thoracodorsal arteries.