deep palmar branch of ulnar artery


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deep pal·mar branch of ul·nar ar·ter·y

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branch of the ulnar artery that supplies the hypothenar muscles then passes into the palm deep to the long flexor tendons and anastomoses with the deep palmar arch from the radial artery.
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The deep palmar branch of ulnar artery gave proper digital artery to little finger.
In 22 limbs, it was only inferior deep palmar branch of ulnar artery which formed deep palmar arch, in 13 cases the superior branch which contributed to formation of deep palmar arch.
Type B: The deep palmar branch of radial artery anastomoses with the inferior deep palmar branch of ulnar artery encountered in 49% of dissections.

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