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Ulnar Artery

Descriptions of Ulnar Artery

Ulnar Artery: large artery that branches from the brachial artery to supply the muscles of the forearm and wrist and hand
Source: WordNet 2.1

Ulnar Artery : The larger of the two terminal branches of the brachial artery, beginning about one centimeter distal to the bend of the elbow. Like the RADIAL ARTERY, its branches may be divided into three groups corresponding to their locations in the forearm, wrist, and hand.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Summary Information: Ulnar Artery

Ulnar Artery: The ulnar artery is a major systemic artery that is connected to and an extension of the brachial artery. The ulnar artery is the main artery of the ulnar side of the forearm and supplies vital oxygenated blood and nutrients to that area. A major arterial branch of the ulnar artery is the volar arch. Conditions that can afflict the ulnar artery include stenosis, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, occlusion, aneurysm, thrombosis, atherosclerosis, and trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Ulnar Artery

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Ulnar Artery

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Ulnar Artery

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