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Arteries of the Hand

8 weeks

From The Biology of Prenatal Development.Buy Now

Note:

These images have a surprising amount of anatomical detail for the interested observer. The layout of the arteries of the hand seen here precisely follows that seen in newborns, children, and adults.

Label Key:

1. palmar digital arteries (in red)
2. tip of index finger
3. superficial palmar arch (in gold) feeding arterial system
4. elbow
5. wrist
6. thumb
All ages referenced to fertilization, not last menstrual period.
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