ulnar recurrent artery

ulnar recurrent artery

[TA]
origin, ulnar artery; distribution, two branches, anterior and posterior, pass medially anterior and posterior to the elbow joint; anastomoses, superior and inferior ulnar collateral, that is, with articular vascular plexus of elbow.
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ul·nar re·cur·rent ar·te·ry

(ŭl'năr rĕ-kŭr'ĕnt ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, ulnar artery; distribution, two branches, anterior and posterior, pass medially in front and back of elbow joint; anastomoses, superior and inferior ulnar collateral, i.e., with articular vascular plexus of elbow.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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(14,15) On the palmer surface, the lunate bone gets blood supply from the palmer intercarpal arch, the palmer radiocarpal arch, and communicating branches from the anterior interosseous artery and the ulnar recurrent artery. (14,15) The vascular supply to the dorsal aspect of the lunate is smaller than those vessels entering on the palmar surface.