palmar metacarpal artery

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palmar metacarpal artery

any one of several arteries arising from the deep palmar arch that supply the fingers.

pal·mar met·a·car·pal ar·te·ry

(pahl'măr met'ă-kahr'păl ahr'tĕr-ē)
One of three arteries springing from the deep palmar arch and running in the three medial interosseous metacarpal spaces; they anastomose with the common palmar and, through perforating branches, with the dorsal metacarpal arteries.
Synonym(s): arteria metacarpalis palmaris, palmar interosseous artery.
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