Common interosseous artery

The common interosseous artery, about 1 cm. in length, arises immediately below the tuberosity of the radius from the ulnar artery.

Common interosseous artery
Diagram of the anastomosis around the elbow-joint.
Arteries of the back of the forearm and hand.
Sourceulnar artery
Branchesanterior interosseous, posterior interosseous
Latinarteria interossea communis
Anatomical terminology

Passing backward to the upper border of the interosseous membrane, it divides into two branches, the anterior interosseous and posterior interosseous arteries.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 596 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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