metacarpal artery


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Noun1.metacarpal artery - dorsal and palmar arteries of the handmetacarpal artery - dorsal and palmar arteries of the hand
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
hand, manus, mitt, paw - the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; "he had the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt"
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After completing the arch, dorsal metacarpal artery continued as princeps pollicis artery for the thumb.
One was left to heal by second intention, and one case was repaired by a dorsal metacarpal artery flap.
They often include the dorsal and volar metacarpal artery as well as digital arteries and have a large amount of versatility in coverage of larger injuries to the digits and hand (Fig.