deep palmar arch


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deep palmar arch

[′dēp ¦pä·mər ‚ärch]
(anatomy)
The anastomosis between the terminal part of the radial artery and the deep palmar branch of the ulnar artery. Also known as deep volar arch; palmar arch.
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Radial artery usually begins in the cubital fossa about 1 cm below the bend of the elbow at the level of the neck of the radius just medial to the tendon of biceps brachii muscle, and terminates in the hand by forming the deep palmar arch after anastomosing with the deep branch of the ulnar artery (1)
The deep palmar arch is found to be comparatively less variable than superficial palmar arch.

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