Subclavian artery branches (mnemonic)

Helpful mnemonics to remember the branches of the subclavian artery include:

  • Very Indignant Tired Individuals Sip Strong Coffee Served Double Daily
  • VIT C, D (as in vitamins C and D)

Mnemonics

Very Indignant Tired Individuals Sip Strong Coffee Served Double Daily
VIT C, D
  • V: vertebral artery
  • I: internal thoracic artery
  • T: thyrocervical trunk
  • C: costocervical trunk
  • D: dorsal scapular artery
Anatomy: Upper limb
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Article information

rID: 22510
System: Vascular
Section: Mnemonics, Anatomy
Tag: refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • VIT C,D (mnemonic)
  • Very Tired Individuals Sip Strong Coffee Served Daily (mnemonic)

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