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perforating branch of anterior interosseous artery


Definition: branch of anterior interosseous artery that pierces the interosseous membrane in the distal forearm to anastomose with (and actually replace distally) the posterior interosseous artery.

Synonym(s): ramus perforans arteriae interossei anteriorisTA

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