Digital Arteries

  • (noun): Arteries in the hand and foot that supply the fingers and toes.
    Synonyms: arteria digitalis

Some articles on digital arteries, arteries:

Proper Palmar Digital Arteries
... The proper palmar digital arteries travel along the sides of the phalanges (along the contiguous sides of the index, middle, ring, and little fingers), each artery ... Alternative names for these arteries are proper volar digital arteries, collateral digital arteries, arteriae digitales palmares propriae, or aa ... a couple of dorsal branches which anastomose with the dorsal digital arteries, and supply the soft parts on the back of the second and third phalanges, including the matrix of the fingernail ...
Common Palmar Digital Arteries
... Three common palmar digital arteries arise from the convexity of the superficial palmar arch and proceed distally on the second, third, and fourth lumbricales muscles ... Alternative names for these arteries are common volar digital arteries, ulnar metacarpal arteries, arteriae digitales palmares communes, or aa ... Each of these arteries receive the corresponding volar metacarpal artery and then divide into a pair of proper palmar digital arteries (q.v.) ...

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