Meaning of brachiocephalic artery

bra'chi•o•ce•phal'ic ar'tery

Pronunciation: (brā'kē-ō-su-fal'ik, brak'ē-, brā"kē-, brak"ē-), [key]
— Anat. Anat.
  1. a major artery, arising from the arch of the aorta, that supplies blood to the right arm and the head.
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