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Arteries of the Shoulder
...  structures and compositions of brachial arteries differ from one person to another. However, as a general rule, this artery runs from the shoulder and straight to the elbow. It originates from the axillary artery, which is located on the lateral border of the body’s first rib. The brachial artery is located at the lower border of the teres major muscle, which is found just beneath the  ...

External Carotid Arteries
...  to pass upward and forward. It then reclines backward behind the neck of the mandible. At the neck of the mandible, the external carotid artery divides into the superficial temporal artery and maxillary artery inside the parotid gland. As the external carotid artery runs upward along the neck, it decreases in size and gives off a number of branches. Branches of the external carotid artery  ...


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