Deep palmar venous arch

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Deep palmar venous arch
Palm of left hand, showing position of skin creases and bones, and surface markings for the volar arches. (Deep palmar venous arch not visible, but diagram shows location of corresponding artery.)
Source palmar metacarpal veins
Drains to radial vein
Artery deep palmar arch
Latin arcus venosus palmaris profundus
TA A12.3.08.034
FMA 22911
Anatomical terminology

The deep palmar arch is accompanied by a pair of venae comitantes which constitute the deep palmar venous arch. It receives the veins corresponding to the branches of the arterial arch: the palmar metacarpal veins.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)