deep brachial artery

deep brachial artery n the largest branch of the brachial artery in the upper part of the arm called also profunda artery

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  • Brachial artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria brachialis GraySubject = 150 GrayPage = 589 Caption = The brachial artery. Caption2 = Right upper limb, anterior view, brachial artery and elbow. BranchFrom = axillary artery BranchTo = Profunda… …   Wikipedia

  • Brachial artery — The artery that runs from the shoulder down to the elbow. * * * brachial artery n the chief artery of the upper arm that is a direct continuation of the axillary artery and divides into the radial and ulnar arteries just below the elbow see DEEP… …   Medical dictionary

  • Artery — A vessel that carries blood that is high in oxygen content away from the heart to the farthest reaches of the body. Since blood in arteries is usually full of oxygen, the hemoglobin in the red blood cells is oxygenated. The resultant form of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Brachial veins — Infobox Vein Name = Brachial veins Latin = venae brachiales GraySubject = 172 GrayPage = 663 Caption = The veins of the right axilla, viewed from in front. DrainsFrom = Source = radial veins, ulnar veins DrainsTo = axillary vein Artery = brachial …   Wikipedia

  • Deep palmar arch — Artery: Deep palmar arch Palm of left hand, showing position of skin creases and bones, and surface markings for the volar arches …   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

  • Deep vein — Vein: Deep vein The veins of the right axilla, viewed from in front. Latin vena profunda Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Deep palmar venous arch — Vein: Deep palmar venous arch Palm of left hand, showing position of skin creases and bones, and surface markings for the volar arches. (Deep palmar venous arch not visible, but diagram shows location of corresponding artery.) Latin ar …   Wikipedia

  • Deep branch of ulnar nerve — Nerve: Deep branch of ulnar nerve Superficial palmar nerves. (Deep branch of ulnar labeled at center right.) Latin ramus profundus nervi ulnaris Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Medial collateral artery — Artery: Medial collateral artery Arteries of the back of the forearm and hand. (Medial collateral artery not labeled, but region is visible.) Latin arteria collateralis media Gray s …   Wikipedia


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