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1

The main blood supply to the equine distal thoracic limb is _____________.

The main blood supply to the equine distal thoracic limb is the median artery.

2

The continuation of the median artery that is the main supply to the digit is __________.

The continuation of the median artery that is the main supply to the digit is the medial palmar artery.

3

The medial palmar artery splits into:

medial & lateral palmar digital arteries

4

The medial & lateral palmar digital arteries join distally at what is known as the __________.

terminal arch

5

Which arteries are palpable at the abaxial surface of the sesamoid bones?

medial & lateral digital arteries