palmar metacarpal arteries

(redirected from Volar metacarpal artery)

pal·mar met·a·car·pal ar·ter·ies

[TA]
three arteries springing from the deep palmar arch and running in the three medial interosseous metacarpal spaces; they anastomose with the common palmar and, through perforating branches, with the dorsal metacarpal arteries.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
They often include the dorsal and volar metacarpal artery as well as digital arteries and have a large amount of versatility in coverage of larger injuries to the digits and hand (Fig.