ulnar artery

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ul·nar ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, terminal branch (with radial artery) of brachial artery; branches, ulnar recurrent, common interosseous, dorsal and palmar carpal, deep palmar, and superficial palmar arch with its digital branches.
Synonym(s): arteria ulnaris [TA]

ulnar artery

a large artery branching from the brachial artery, supplying muscles in the forearm, wrist, and hand. Arising near the elbow, it passes obliquely in a distal direction to become the superficial palmar arch. It has nine branches: four in the forearm, two in the wrist, and three in the hand.

ul·nar ar·te·ry

(ŭl'năr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, brachial; branches, ulnar recurrent, common interosseous, dorsal and palmar carpal, deep palmar, and superficial palmar arch with its digital branches.
Synonym(s): arteria ulnaris [TA] .

ulnar artery

A branch of the brachial artery originating in the cubital fossa and ending in the deep palmar and superficial palmar arterial arches of the hand. It supplies blood to the forearm, the medial side of the wrist, the palm, and the hand, and its branches include the common interosseous, the anterior and posterior ulnar recurrent, the palmar carpal, and the dorsal carpal arteries.
See: brachial artery for illus.
See also: artery
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