princeps pollicis

noun
prin·​ceps pol·​li·​cis | \ ˈprin-ˌseps-ˈpäl-ə-səs How to pronounce princeps pollicis (audio) \

Medical Definition of princeps pollicis

: a branch of the radial artery that passes along the ulnar side of the first metacarpal and divides into branches running along the palmar side of the thumb

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principal axis

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“Princeps pollicis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/princeps%20pollicis. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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