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Medical Term:

superficial palmar branch of radial artery

Definition

the superficial palmar branch of the radial artery that supplies the thenar muscles then enters the palm to communicate with the superficial palmar arch from the ulnar artery.

Synonym(s): ramus palmaris superficialis arteriae radialisTA, superficial palmar artery, superficial volar artery, superficialis volae

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