middle collateral artery

medial collateral artery

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the posterior terminal branch of the profunda brachii, anastomosing with the arteries which form the articular network of the elbow.

mid·dle col·lat·er·al ar·te·ry

(mid'ĕl kŏ-lat'ĕr-ăl ahr'tĕr-ē)
The posterior terminal branch of the profunda brachii, anastomosing with arteries that form the articular network of the elbow.
Synonym(s): arteria collateralis media, medial collateral artery.
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In the present case the Profunda brachii artery on the left side was very small in calibre and remained undivided It continued as the posterior division or middle collateral artery.
The present case is different as Profunda brachii artery though small in calibre is arising as usual from the brachial artery and after passing through the lower triangular space continues as middle collateral artery, so its radial collateral branch is missing which is replaced by descending branch of posterior circumflex humeral artery.