Medical Definition of Medial branches

1. Branches directed toward the midline, to the middle. Nomina Anatomica lists medial branches (ramus lateralis/rami mediales) of the following: 1) anterolateral central arteries, rami mediales arteriarum centralium anterolateralium; 2) dorsal primary rami of spinal nerves, rami medialis ramorum dorsalium nervorum cervicalium/thoracicalium/lumbalium/sacralium; 3) left branch of portal vein, rami mediales rami sinistri venae portae hepatis; 4) left hepatic duct, ramus medialis ductus hepatici sinistri; 5) middle lobar branch of right pulmonary artery, ramus medialis ramorum lobarium medium arteriorum pulmonarium dextrum; 6) supraorbital nerve, ramus medialis nervi supraorbitalis. Synonym: rami mediales. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Medial Branches

medial arteriole of retina
medial arteriosclerosis
medial atrial vein
medial basal branch of pulmonary artery
medial basal segment
medial bicipital groove
medial border
medial border of foot
medial border of forearm
medial border of humerus
medial border of kidney
medial border of scapula
medial border of suprarenal gland
medial border of tibia
medial brachial cutaneous nerve
medial branches (current term)
medial calcaneal branches of tibial nerve
medial canthus
medial capital
medial cartilaginous layer
medial central nucleus of thalamus
medial cerebral surface
medial circumflex artery of thigh
medial circumflex femoral artery
medial circumflex femoral veins
medial collateral
medial collateral ligament
medial collateral ligament of elbow
medial condyle
medial condyle of femur

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