common palmar digital nerve


Any of four nerves in the palm of the hand that send branches to the adjacent sides of two digits. Three of these nerves are branches of the median nerve; the fourth is from the ulnar nerve.

Nearby words

  1. common measure,
  2. common metre,
  3. common multiple,
  4. common nail,
  5. common noun,
  6. common peroneal nerve,
  7. common plantar digital nerve,
  8. common pleas,
  9. common prayer,
  10. common property

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