common palmar digital nerves

com·mon pal·mar dig·i·tal nerves

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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, one is from the ulnar nerve.
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(6) The superficial ulnar nerve supplies sensation over the hypothenar eminence and through two common palmar digital nerves over the palmar aspect of the fifth finger and the adjacent sides of the fourth and fifth fingers.
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.