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Palmar carpal branch of radial artery

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Palmar carpal branch of radial artery

Palmar carpal branch of radial artery
Ulnar and radial arteries. Deep view. (Palmar carpal branch of radial artery labeled as "volar radial carpal", at lower left.)
Latin ramus carpalis palmaris arteriae radialis
Source radial artery
Branches palmar carpal arch
Anatomical terminology

The palmar carpal branch of the radial artery is a small branch of the radial artery which arises near the lower border of the pronator quadratus, and, running across the front of the carpus, anastomoses with the palmar carpal branch of the ulnar artery.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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