palmar digital artery


Any of the three arteries arising from the superficial palmar arch and running to the interdigital clefts where each divides into the two proper palmar digital arteries; common palmar digital artery.
Any of the arteries that pass along the side of each finger; proper palmar digital artery; collateral digital artery.

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