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superficial branch of the ulnar nerve


Definition: branch supplying skin of palmar aspect of little and medial half of ring fingers, the portion of the palm proximal to them and the palmaris brevis muscle.

Synonym(s): ramus superficialis nervi ulnarisTA

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