Deep palmar branch of ulnar artery

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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 subject #152 598
Source ulnar artery   
/ Elsevier

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

The deep palmar branch of ulnar artery (deep volar branch, profunda branch) passes between the Abductor digiti quinti and Flexor digiti quinti brevis and through the origin of the Opponens digiti quinti; it anastomoses with the radial artery, and completes the deep volar arch.

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