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Medical Term:

perforating branches of deep palmar arch

Definition

branches of the deep palmar arch that pass dorsally between the proximal portions of the metacarpal bones to anastomose with dorsal metacarpal arteries.

Synonym(s): rami perforantes arcus palmaris profundiTA, perforating arteries of hand

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