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Laboratory 21. Mediastinum
Step 14. The Descending Aorta and its Branches

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Clean and study the descending aorta [cross-section] [cross-section ]. Identify the arteries that arise from the descending aorta. These branches include the bronchial, esophageal and nine pairs of posterior intercostal arteries [probe] [cross-section ] (Figure 21.6).

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