Thoracoacromial artery (mnemonic)

A useful mnemonic to remember the branches of the thoracoacromial artery is:

  • PACkeD


  • P: pectoral
  • A: acromial
  • C: clavicular
  • D: deltoid
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Article information

rID: 55140
System: Vascular
Section: Anatomy, Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: diagram
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  • Figure 2: axillary anatomy (Gray's illustration)
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