ulnar artery

noun
large artery that branches from the brachial artery to supply the muscles of the forearm and wrist and hand
Syn: ↑arteria ulnaris
Hypernyms: ↑artery, ↑arteria, ↑arterial blood vessel

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noun
: an artery that is the larger of the two terminal branches of the brachial artery, runs along the ulnar side of the forearm, and gives off near its origin the anterior and posterior ulnar recurrent arteries

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • ulnar artery — n an artery that is the larger of the two terminal branches of the brachial artery, runs along the ulnar side of the forearm, and gives off near its origin the anterior and posterior ulnar recurrent arteries * * * a branch of the brachial artery… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ulnar artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = A. Ulnaris GraySubject = 152 GrayPage = 595 Caption = Palm of left hand, showing position of skin creases and bones, and surface markings for the volar arches. Caption2 = Front of right upper extremity,… …   Wikipedia

  • ulnar artery — a branch of the brachial artery arising at the elbow and running deep within the muscles of the medial side of the forearm. It passes into the palm of the hand, where it unites with the arch of the radial artery and gives off branches to the hand …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Dorsal carpal branch of the ulnar artery — Artery: Dorsal carpal branch of the ulnar artery Arteries of the back of the forearm and hand. Latin ramus carpalis dorsalis arteriae ulnaris Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Deep palmar branch of ulnar artery — Artery: Deep palmar branch of ulnar artery Ulnar and radial arteries. Deep view. (Deep volar branch of ulnar labeled at bottom right.) Latin ramus palmaris profundus arteriae ulnaris Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Palmar carpal branch of ulnar artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = ramus carpalis palmaris arteriae ulnaris GraySubject = 152 GrayPage = 598 Caption = Ulnar and radial arteries. Deep view. (Palmar carpal branch of radial artery labeled as volar ulnar carpal , at lower right …   Wikipedia

  • Артерия Локтевая (Ulnar Artery) — ветвь плечевой артерии, которая отходит от нес в локтевой ямке и проходит в локтевой борозде до лучезапястного сустава, переходит на ладонь, где образует поверхностную ладонную дугу, анастомозируя с поверхностной ладонной ветвью лучевой артерии.… …   Медицинские термины

  • ulnar recurrent artery — n either of the two small branches of the ulnar artery arising from its medial side: a) one that arises just below the elbow and supplies the brachialis muscle and the pronator teres called also anterior ulnar recurrent artery b) one that is… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ulnar — can refer to:* Ulnar nerve * Ulnar artery * Ulna …   Wikipedia

  • ulnar vein — n any of several deep veins of the forearm that accompany the ulnar artery and unite at the elbow with the radial veins to form the brachial veins …   Medical dictionary

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