subclavian artery

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subclavian artery

[′səb¦klā·vē·ən ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
The proximal part of the principal artery in the arm or forelimb.
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Diverticula of Kommerell and aberrant subclavian arteries complicated by aneurysms.
Following neck radiation, patients should undergo Doppler ultrasound examinations of their carotid and subclavian arteries as clinically reeded.
The aorta ascends from the heart and forms an arch, from which arise two subclavian arteries.