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A major artery that follows the course of the radius on the ventral aspect of the forearm to the wrist, where it is felt as a pulse, and enters the hand. It supplies blood mostly to the thumb, index finger, and muscles of the forearm.
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How to use radial artery in a sentence
They were in a section of the passage now that corresponded roughly to the statue's radial artery.The Jewels of Aptor|Samuel R. Delany
The hand of an emaciated individual may be readily injected, both arteries and veins, by fixing the pipe in the radial artery.History of Embalming|J. N. Gannal
The pulse at the right radial artery was very indistinct, while the left continued good.Christopher Carson|John S. C. Abbott
This aberrant artery anastomosed below the elbow-joint with the radial side of the radial artery.On the Genesis of Species|St. George Mivart
In half the cases the radial artery was sclerosed; in the majority the tension was not increased.The Lettsomian Lectures 1900-1901|J. Mitchell Bruce