Palmar carpal branch of ulnar artery

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Artery: Palmar carpal branch of ulnar artery
Ulnar and radial arteries. Deep view. (Palmar carpal branch of radial artery labeled as "volar ulnar carpal", at lower right.)
Latin ramus carpalis palmaris arteriae ulnaris
Gray's p.598
Source ulnar artery
Branches palmar carpal arch

The palmar carpal branch of ulnar artery (volar carpal branch) is a small vessel which crosses the front of the carpus beneath the tendons of the Flexor digitorum profundus, and anastomoses with the corresponding branch of the radial artery.

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