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Encyclopedia > Palmar metacarpal arteries
Artery: Palmar metacarpal arteries
Ulnar and radial arteries. Deep view. (Volar metacarpal visible at bottom center.)
Latin arteriae metacarpales palmares, arteriae metacarpeae volares
Gray's subject #151 595
Source deep palmar arch
Dorlands/Elsevier a_61/12155089

The palmar metacarpal arteries (volar metacarpal arteries, palmar interosseous arteries), three or four in number, arise from the convexity of the deep volar arch Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (415x900, 116 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Brachioradialis Brachial artery Median nerve Flexor digitorum profundus muscle Ulnar nerve Wikipedia:Grays Anatomy images with missing... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... The deep palmar arch (deep volar arch) is an arterial network found in the palm. ... Elseviers logo. ...

They run distally upon the Interossei, and anastomose at the clefts of the fingers with the common digital branches of the superficial volar arch. Interossei refer to muscles between the bones. ... An anastomosis (plural anastomoses) is a connection between two structures, organs or spaces. ... For the network protocol, see finger protocol. ...

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