anterior interosseous artery

(redirected from Volar interosseous artery)

an·te·ri·or in·ter·os·se·ous ar·ter·y

origin, common interosseous; distribution, deep parts of the anterior compartment of the forearm and distal posterior compartment; anastomoses, posterior interosseous, dorsal carpal arch.

an·te·ri·or in·ter·os·se·ous ar·te·ry

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr in'tĕr-os'ē-ŭs ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, common interosseous; distribution, deep parts of the forearm anteriorly; anastomoses, posterior interosseous.
Synonym(s): arteria interossea anterior, arteria interossea volaris, volar interosseous artery.

anterior interosseous artery

A branch of the common interosseous artery; it runs through the forearm on the anterior interosseous membrane.
See also: artery
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