Mediastinal branches of thoracic part of aorta

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Artery: Mediastinal branches of thoracic part of aorta
Latin rami mediastinales partis thoracicae aortae
Gray's subject #153 600
Supplies posterior mediastinum
Source thoracic aorta   
/ Elsevier

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

The mediastinal branches are numerous small vessels which supply the lymph glands and loose areolar tissue in the posterior mediastinum.

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