princeps pollicis

noun

prin·​ceps pol·​li·​cis ˈprin-ˌseps-ˈpäl-ə-səs How to pronounce princeps pollicis (audio)
: 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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“Princeps pollicis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/princeps%20pollicis. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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