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Where is the artery in the upper arm?
Last Updated: 27th May, 2020
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In this way, where is the main artery in your arm?
The brachial artery is the major blood vessel of the (upper) arm. It is the continuation of the axillary artery beyond the lower margin of teres major muscle. It continues down the ventral surface of the arm until it reaches the cubital fossa at the elbow.
how deep is the artery in the arm? The deep brachial artery is deep within the arm, and runs parallel to the humerus. It originates just below the shoulder at the axillary artery, and branches into two smaller arteries, the radial and ulnar arteries, at the elbow.
Consequently, what are the arteries of the arm?
Anatomy 101: Arteries of the Arm
- Radial Artery: This is one of two major blood vessels that supply blood to the forearm and hand. The radial artery travels across the front of the elbow, deep under muscle until it comes to the wrist.
- Ulnar Artery: The ulnar artery is the other major blood vessel that supplies blood to the forearm and hand.
Which artery supplies blood to the left arm?