Palmar carpal branch of ulnar artery

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Palmar carpal branch of ulnar artery
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Ulnar and radial arteries. Deep view. (Palmar carpal branch of radial artery labeled as "volar ulnar carpal", at lower right.)
Details
Latin ramus carpalis palmaris arteriae ulnaris
Source
ulnar artery
Branches
palmar carpal arch
Identifiers
Gray's p.598
Dorlands
/Elsevier
r_02/12689269
TA A12.2.09.054
FMA FMA:22817
Anatomical terminology

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.