digital arteries


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n digital arteries arteries in the hand and foot that supply the fingers and toes
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At this point it bifurcates into the digital arteries.
"Diseases of the Horse's Foot" by Harry Caulton Reeks
The risk of gangrene is diminished by a course of digital compression of the femoral artery, before operating on the aneurysm.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
During the first 24 hours there is no increased pulsation in the digital and plantar arteries, but on the second day it is apparent.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
Union of the digital arteries at the tip of the finger.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
In arterial hemorrhage he suggested digital compression for an hour, or in severe cases ligature.
"The Popes and Science" by James J. Walsh