dorsal digital artery


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dor·sal dig·i·tal ar·ter·y

[TA]
one of the collateral digital branches of the dorsal metatarsal arteries in the foot, and/or of the dorsal metacarpal arteries in the hand; unlike the palmar digital arteries, the dorsal digital arteries are exhausted in the region of the middle phalanx and do not reach the distal digit.
Synonym(s): arteria digitalis dorsalis [TA]

dor·sal dig·i·tal ar·te·ry

(dōr'săl dij'i-tăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
One of the collateral digital branches of the dorsal metatarsal arteries in the foot, or of the dorsal metacarpal arteries in the hand.
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