metacarpal artery


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metacarpal artery

n.
1. Any of four arteries on the dorsal surface of the carpus; dorsal metacarpal artery.
2. Any of three arteries that spring from the deep palmar arch and anastomose with the dorsal metacarpal arteries; palmar metacarpal artery.
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This space was supplied by the first common palmar metacarpal artery from the deep palmar arch.