medical Definition of arcuate artery
- At the base of the renal pyramids, the interlobar arteries branch into the arcuate arteries.
- —Stephen W. Leslie, Urology Board Review, 2009
- In subjects with a good blood supply to the foot, the arcuate artery, a continuation of the dorsalis pedis on the dorsum of the metacarpals, can be palpated.
- —Derek Field and Jane Owen Hutchinson, Field's Anatomy, Palpation, and Surface Markings, 2006