posterior interosseous artery

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pos·te·ri·or in·ter·os·se·ous ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, common interosseous artery; distribution, posterior compartment of forearm.

pos·te·ri·or in·ter·os·se·ous ar·te·ry

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr in'tĕr-os'ē-ŭs ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, common interosseous artery; distribution, posterior compartment of forearm.
Synonym(s): arteria interossea posterior, dorsal interosseous artery.

posterior interosseous artery

A branch of the common interosseous artery; it descends through the forearm between the superficial and deep layers of muscle.
See also: artery
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A dorsal interosseous artery supplies the dorsal aspect of the DRUJ.

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