Medial collateral artery

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Medial collateral artery
Arteries of the back of the forearm and hand. (Medial collateral artery not labeled, but region is visible.)
Source profunda brachii
Supplies triceps
Latin arteria collateralis media
TA A12.2.09.023
FMA 23119
Anatomical terminology

The medial collateral artery (also known as the middle collateral artery) is a branch of profunda brachii artery that descends in the middle head of the triceps brachii and assists in forming the anastomosis with the interosseous recurrent artery above the olecranon of the ulna near the elbow.

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