Palmar carpal branch of ulnar artery

The palmar carpal branch of ulnar artery (volar carpal branch) is a small vessel which crosses the front of the carpus beneath the tendons of the Flexor digitorum profundus, and anastomoses with the corresponding branch of the radial artery.

Palmar carpal branch of ulnar artery
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Ulnar and radial arteries. Deep view. (Palmar carpal branch of radial artery labeled as "volar ulnar carpal", at lower right.)
Details
Sourceulnar artery
Branchespalmar carpal arch
Identifiers
Latinramus carpalis palmaris arteriae ulnaris
TA98A12.2.09.054
TA24669
FMA22817
Anatomical terminology

ReferencesEdit

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