Flashcards in Anatomy Deck (41)
What is the superficial fascia made up of?
loose connective tissue and fat
What is deep fascia made out of?
dense connective tissue
How is the deep fascia arranged in limbs?
forms compartments separated by intermuscular septa which invests/surroudn the muscles
What are the compartments caleld in the thigh?
What separates the subclavian artery from the axillary artery?
What does the axillary artery become next?
Is the ulnar artery medial or lateral to the radial artery?
What does the ulnar artery become?
superficial palmar arch
What does the radial artery become?
deep palmar arch
What vein joins the basilic and the cephalic veins?
median cubital vein
What vein medially returns blood to the axillary vein?
What vein returns blood laterally to the axillary vein?
What is the name for the veins that accompany the brachial artery?
What vein do the cephalic and the basilic veins drain into?
What separates the femoral and popliteal arteries?
What is the first artery to branch off from the femoral artery?
What does the popliteal srtery bifurcate into?
posterior and anterior tibial
Where are the posterior and anterior tibial arteries situated in the leg?
in the anterior and posterior compartments
What srtery branches from the posterior tibial artery?
What does the posterior tibial artery become after the ankle joint?
lateral plantar artery
What artery branches from the lateral plantar artery?
medial plantar artery
What does the lateral plantar artery become?
What area does the planta arch artery supply?
sole of the foot
What does the anterior tibial artery become after the ankle joint?
What artery supplies the dorsum of the foot?
What are the 2 superfical veins in the leg?
great and small saphenous veins
Where do both the great and small saphenous veins arise from?
dorsal venous arch
Where is the great saphenous vein found in relation to the malleolus?
in front of the medial malleolus
Where is the small saphenous vein found in relation to the malleolus?
behind lateral malleolus