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Arteries of Arm (Left)
Cardiovascular System

Arteries of Arm (Left)

Arteriae brachiales

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Description

The arterial supply to the brachial region, or the arm, arises primarily from the brachial artery and is supplemented proximally by the distal branches of the axillary artery.

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