Radial collateral artery

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Radial collateral artery
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Diagram of the anastomosis around the elbow-joint. (Radial collateral branch labeled at center left.)
Details
Latin arteria collateralis radialis
Source
profunda brachii
Identifiers
Gray's p.591
Dorlands
/Elsevier
a_61/12153977
TA A12.2.09.024
FMA FMA:23120
Anatomical terminology

The radial collateral artery (another term for the anterior descending branch of the profunda brachii artery) is a branch of the deep brachial artery. It arises in the arm proper and anastomoses with the radial recurrent artery near the elbow.

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