Radial-artery meaning

rā'dē-əl
A major artery that follows the course of the radius on the ventral aspect of the forearm to the wrist, where it is felt as a pulse, and enters the hand. It supplies blood mostly to the thumb, index finger, and muscles of the forearm.
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(medicine, human anatomy) The main artery that enters the wrist on the side of the thumb.
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Origin of radial-artery

  • Radial here means “of or pertaining to the radius” (one of the bones of the arm).
    From Wiktionary