dorsal metacarpal artery

(redirected from arteria metacarpalis dorsalis)

dor·sal me·ta·car·pal ar·te·ry

(dōr'săl met'ă-kahr'păl ahr'tĕr-ē)
One of four arteries taking origin from the dorsal carpal arch and running on the posterior aspect of the interosseous muscles of the hand.
Synonym(s): arteria metacarpalis dorsalis.
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