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palmar metacarpal arteries

 

Definition: three arteries springing from the deep palmar arch and running in the three medial interosseous metacarpal spaces; they anastomose with the common palmar and, through perforating branches, with the dorsal metacarpal arteries.

Synonym(s): arteriae metacarpale palmareTA, palmar interosseous artery

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