radial artery

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radial

 [ra´de-al]
1. radiating; spreading outward from a common center.
2. pertaining to a radius.
3. pertaining to the radial (lateral) aspect of the arm as opposed to the ulnar (medial) aspect.
radial artery an artery in the forearm, wrist, and hand; the one usually used for taking the pulse.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ra·di·al ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, as terminal branch (with ulnar artery) of the brachial; branches, radial recurrent, dorsal and palmar carpal and metacarpal, dorsal digital, princeps pollicis, radialis indicis, palmar and muscular, and perforating; usually terminates as deep palmar arch.
Synonym(s): arteria radialis [TA]
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ra·di·al ar·te·ry

(rā'dē-ăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, brachial; branches, radial recurrent, dorsal metacarpal, dorsal digital, princeps pollicis, radial index, palmar metacarpal, and muscular, carpal, and perforating.
Synonym(s): arteria radialis [TA] .
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