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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