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Medical Term:

radial artery

 

Definition: origin, as terminal branch (with ulnar artery) of the brachial; branches, radial recurrent, dorsal and palmar carpal and metacarpal, dorsal digital, princeps pollicis, radialis indicis, palmar and muscular, and perforating; usually terminates as deep palmar arch.

Synonym(s): arteria radialisTA

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