common interosseous artery

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com·mon in·ter·os·se·ous ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, proximal part of ulnar artery; branches, anterior and posterior interosseous.
Synonym(s): arteria interossea communis [TA]

com·mon in·ter·os·se·ous ar·te·ry

(kom'ŏn in'tĕr-os'ē-ŭs ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, ulnar; branches, anterior and posterior interosseous.
Synonym(s): arteria interossea communis.

common interosseous artery

A branch of the ulnar artery; the branches of the common interosseous artery include the posterior and the anterior interosseous arteries.
See: brachial artery for illus.
See also: artery
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The common interosseous artery arises from the lateral side of the ulnar artery and divides into the anterior and posterior interosseous arteries.
It is supplied by the posterior interosseous artery, which is a branch of the common interosseous artery or by the ulnar artery directly.

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