superior ulnar collateral artery

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su·pe·ri·or ul·nar col·lat·er·al ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, brachial; distribution, elbow joint; anastomoses, posterior ulnar recurrent and inferior ulnar collateral, as part of the articular vascular network of the elbow.

superior ulnar collateral artery

a long slender division of the brachial artery, arising just distal to the middle of the arm, descending to the elbow, and anastomosing with the posterior ulnar recurrent and inferior ulnar collateral arteries.

su·pe·ri·or ul·nar col·lat·er·al ar·te·ry

(sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr ŭl'năr kŏ-lat'ĕr-ăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, brachial; distribution, elbow joint; anastomoses, posterior ulnar recurrent and inferior ulnar collateral, as part of the articular vascular network of the elbow.
Synonym(s): arteria collateralis ulnaris superior.
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The extrinsic vascular system is composed of epineural segmentally arranged vessels that originate at various points from the superior ulnar collateral, inferior ulnar collateral, and posterior ulnar recurrent arteries.

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