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Medical Term:

dorsal metacarpal arteries

 

Definition: four arteries taking origin from the dorsal carpal arch and running distally on the posterior aspect of the interosseous muscles of the hand; terminate as dorsal digital arteries.

Synonym(s): arteriae metacarpale dorsaleTA

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