superficial palmar arch

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superficial palmar arch

[¦sü·pər¦fish·əl ′päm·ər ′ärch]
(anatomy)
The arterial anastomosis formed by the ulnar artery in the palm with a branch from the radial artery. Also known as palmar arch.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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