Palmar branch of the median nerve

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Nerve: Palmar branch of the median nerve
Superficial palmar nerves.
Deep palmar nerves.
Latin ramus palmaris nervi mediani
Gray's subject #210 938
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

The palmar branch of the median nerve arises at the lower part of the forearm.

It pierces the volar carpal ligament, and divides into a lateral and a medial branch;

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