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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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