ulnar artery

(redirected from arteria ulnaris)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

ul·nar ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, terminal branch (with radial artery) of brachial artery; branches, ulnar recurrent, common interosseous, dorsal and palmar carpal, deep palmar, and superficial palmar arch with its digital branches.
Synonym(s): arteria ulnaris [TA]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ul·nar ar·te·ry

(ŭl'năr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, brachial; branches, ulnar recurrent, common interosseous, dorsal and palmar carpal, deep palmar, and superficial palmar arch with its digital branches.
Synonym(s): arteria ulnaris [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ulnar artery

A branch of the brachial artery originating in the cubital fossa and ending in the deep palmar and superficial palmar arterial arches of the hand. It supplies blood to the forearm, the medial side of the wrist, the palm, and the hand, and its branches include the common interosseous, the anterior and posterior ulnar recurrent, the palmar carpal, and the dorsal carpal arteries.
See: brachial artery for illus.
See also: artery
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
Full browser ?