How to Pronounce metacarpal artery?

Correct pronunciation for the word "metacarpal artery" is [mˌɛtəkˈɑːpə͡l ˈɑːtəɹi], [mˌɛtəkˈɑːpə‍l ˈɑːtəɹi], [m_ˌɛ_t_ə_k_ˈɑː_p_əl ˈɑː_t_ə_ɹ_i].

"Metacarpal artery" in context

The metacarpal artery is a large and important artery that supplies blood to the palm of the hand and fingers. It is the main artery in the hand and is responsible for the supply of oxygen and nourishment from the heart to the structures in the hand and fingers.

This artery begins at the front of the wrist, just below the thumb and runs along the length of the hand, branching off to the thumb and fingers. The four smaller branches of the Metacarpal artery help provide the fingers with their blood supply, and are important for the function of grasping and coordination of the fingers.

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