Deep palmar branch of ulnar artery

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Artery: Deep palmar branch of ulnar artery
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Ulnar and radial arteries. Deep view. (Deep volar branch of ulnar labeled at bottom right.)
Latin ramus palmaris profundus arteriae ulnaris
Gray's p.598
Source ulnar artery
Branches deep palmar arch

The deep palmar branch of ulnar artery (deep volar branch, profunda branch) passes between the Abductor digiti quinti and Flexor digiti quinti brevis and through the origin of the Opponens digiti quinti; it anastomoses with the radial artery, and completes the deep volar arch.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.