ulnar recurrent artery

noun

Medical Definition of ulnar recurrent artery

: either of the two small branches of the ulnar artery arising from its medial side:
a : one that arises just below the elbow and supplies the brachialis muscle and the pronator teres

called also anterior ulnar recurrent artery

b : one that is larger, arises lower on the arm, and supplies the elbow and associated muscles

called also posterior ulnar recurrent artery

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“Ulnar recurrent artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ulnar%20recurrent%20artery. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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