Deep palmar branch of ulnar artery

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Deep palmar branch of ulnar artery
Ulnar and radial arteries. Deep view. (Deep volar branch of ulnar labeled at bottom right.)
Source ulnar artery
Branches deep palmar arch
Latin ramus palmaris profundus arteriae ulnaris
TA A12.2.09.055
FMA 22824
Anatomical terminology

The deep palmar branch of ulnar artery (deep volar branch, profunda branch) passes between the Abductor digiti minimi and Flexor digiti minimi brevis and through the origin of the Opponens digiti minimi; it anastomoses with the radial artery, and completes the deep volar arch.[1]

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 598 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)