groove for subclavian artery

groove for subclavian artery
1. sulcus arteriae subclaviae. 2. a broad, shallow, transverse groove across the top of each lung, lodging the subclavian artery.

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  • subclavian groove — n. either of two grooves in the first rib, one for the main artery (subclavian artery) and the other for the main vein (subclavian vein) of the arm * * * …   Universalium

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  • subclavian groove — noun : either of two grooves for the passage of the subclavian artery and vein along the first rib * * * subclavian groove, either of two shallow depressions on the first rib for the subclavian artery and vein …   Useful english dictionary

  • subclavian groove — /sʌbˈkleɪviən gruv/ (say sub klayveeuhn groohv) noun either of two shallow depressions on the first rib, one for the subclavian artery and the other for the subclavian vein …  

  • Subclavian groove — Infobox Bone Name = Subclavian groove Latin = sulcus musculi subclavii GraySubject = 49 GrayPage = 202 Caption = Left clavicle. Inferior surface. (Subclavian groove visible at center.) Caption2 = Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = Lymph …   Wikipedia

  • sulcus arteriae subclaviae — [TA] groove for subclavian artery: a transverse groove on the cranial surface of the first rib, just posterior to the anterior scalene tubercle; it lodges the subclavian artery …   Medical dictionary

  • Sulcus — From the Latin for a groove, furrow, or trench. In medicine, there are many sulci (plural of sulcus) as, for example, the superior pulmonary sulcus. * * * 1. [TA] One of the grooves or furrows on the surface of the brain, bounding the several… …   Medical dictionary

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