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Medical Term:

princeps pollicis artery


origin, radial (deep palmar [arterial] arch); distribution, palmar surface and sides of thumb; anastomoses, arteries on dorsum of thumb.

Synonym(s): arteria princeps pollicisTA, chief artery of thumb, princeps pollicis, principal artery of thumb

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