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dorsal branch

 

Definition: posteriorly directed branches. Terminologia Anatomica lists dorsal branches of the lumbar artery, the medial occipital artery to the corpus callosum, posterior intercostal arteries, the subcostal artery, and the ulnar nerve.

Synonym(s): posterior ramus of spinal nerve

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