Palmar metacarpal arteries

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Artery: Palmar metacarpal arteries
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Ulnar and radial arteries. Deep view (Volar metacarpal visible at bottom center).
Latin Arteriae metacarpales palmares,
arteriae metacarpeae volares
Gray's p.595
Source Deep palmar arch
Vein Palmar metacarpal veins

The palmar metacarpal arteries (volar metacarpal arteries, palmar interosseous arteries), three or four in number, arise from the convexity of the deep volar arch

They run distally upon the Interossei, and anastomose at the clefts of the fingers with the common digital branches of the superficial volar arch.

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