Aanastomosis of dorsal carpal branch of the radial artery and the dorsal carpal branch of the ulnar artery near the back of the wrist. It is made up of the dorsal carpal branches of both the ulnar and radial arteries. It also anastomoses with the anterior interosseous artery and the posterior interosseous artery. The arch gives off three dorsal metacarpal arteries. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorsal_metacarpal_artery ]

Synonyms: dorsal metacarpal arteries arteriae metacarpales dorsales dorsal metacarpal arteries set

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latin term
arteriae metacarpales dorsales [ FMA:70800 FMA:TA ]

depicted by


editor note

check FMA, singular. specific subtypes e.g. FMA:22761 first dorsal metacarpal artery

has related synonym

set of dorsal metacarpal arteries



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