Definition of innominate artery in English:

innominate artery

Syllabification: in·nom·i·nate ar·ter·y

noun

Anatomy
  • A large artery that branches from the aortic arch and divides into the right common carotid and right subclavian arteries.
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    • Insure blood flow to the lungs by placing a shunt between the innominate artery and the pulmonary artery.
    • In 1 specimen, on the right, the arterial twig to the esophagus and trachea arose as a branch of the innominate artery, while in another specimen, also on the right side, this vessel arose as a direct branch of the common carotid artery.
    • Other predisposing factors include the presence of an anomalous innominate artery, infection, and the use of steroids.

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