common palmar digital nerve

com·mon pal·mar dig·i·tal nerve

(kom'ŏn pahl'măr dij'i-tăl nĕrv)
Four nerves in the palm that send branches (proper palmar digital nerves) to adjacent sides of two digits; three are branches of the median nerve, the other the ulnar nerve.
Synonym(s): nervi digitales palmares communes.
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It enters the palm through the carpal tunnel, gives off the recurrent motor branch to the thenar muscles, and terminates by dividing into three common palmar digital nerves, which then divide into the palmar digital branches.