common interosseous artery

(redirected from arteria interossea communis)

com·mon in·ter·os·se·ous ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, proximal part of ulnar artery; branches, anterior and posterior interosseous.
Synonym(s): arteria interossea communis [TA]

com·mon in·ter·os·se·ous ar·te·ry

(kom'ŏn in'tĕr-os'ē-ŭs ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, ulnar; branches, anterior and posterior interosseous.
Synonym(s): arteria interossea communis.

common interosseous artery

A branch of the ulnar artery; the branches of the common interosseous artery include the posterior and the anterior interosseous arteries.
See: brachial artery for illus.
See also: artery
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Both types usually originate from the proximal segment of the ulnar artery (arteria ulnaris), from the common interosseous artery (arteria interossea communis) or from the anterior interosseous artery (arteria interossea anterior).

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