The Muscular Branches are distributed in all directions: some go forwards to the biceps muscle, others backwards to the brachialis anticus; a third set are distributed externally to the coraco-brachialis muscle; and a fourth internally, extend to the pectoral muscles.

* Surgical Anatomy of the Arteries, p. 180. 19

At the bend of the elbow, the brachial artery divides into two terminating branches. Professor Harrison refers this division to a point opposite to the coronoid process of the ulna; and Professor Quain states that the usual place is a little below the elbow-joint.

The terminating branches are the following :