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palmar carpal branch of ulnar artery


Definition: a branch of the ulnar artery that supplies the carpal joints and communicates with the anterior carpal branch of the radial artery.

Synonym(s): ramus carpalis palmaris arteriae ulnarisTA, ramus carpeus palmaris arteriae ulnaris

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