deep palmar arch


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deep palmar arch

the termination of the radial artery, joining the deep palmar branch of the ulnar artery in the palm of the hand.

deep palmar arch

An arch formed in the palm by the communicating branch of the ulnar and the radial artery.
See also: arch
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The superficial palmar arch is a dominant vascular structure of the palm of the hand and together with the deep palmar arch, provides the blood supply to all the fingers.
As it runs through the anatomic snuffbox, it enters the palm between the two heads of the first dorsal interosseous muscle and then between the heads of the adductor pollicis muscle dividing into the princeps pollicis artery and the deep palmar arch.
The complete deep palmar arch was found in 20 (80%) samples and 5 (20%) it was incomplete.

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