ascending palatine artery

ascending palatine artery n PALATINE ARTERY (1a)

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  • Ascending palatine artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria palatina ascendens GraySubject = 144 GrayPage = 555 Caption = The internal carotid and vertebral arteries. Right side. (Ascending palantine visible at center, to left of mouth.) Caption2 = BranchFrom …   Wikipedia

  • palatine artery — n 1) either of two arteries of each side of the face: a) an inferior artery that arises from the facial artery and divides into two branches of which one supplies the soft palate and the palatine glands and the other supplies esp. the tonsils and …   Medical dictionary

  • palatine artery ascending — arteria palatina ascendens …   Medical dictionary

  • Descending palatine artery — Artery: Descending palatine artery Plan of branches of internal maxillary artery. ( Desc. pal. visible in upper right.) …   Wikipedia

  • Artery — A vessel that carries blood that is high in oxygen content away from the heart to the farthest reaches of the body. Since blood in arteries is usually full of oxygen, the hemoglobin in the red blood cells is oxygenated. The resultant form of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Facial artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria maxillaris externa GraySubject = 144 GrayPage = 553 Caption = The arteries of the face and scalp. (External maxillary visible at bottom center.) Caption2 = Outline of side of face, showing chief… …   Wikipedia

  • Maxillary artery — Artery: Maxillary artery Plan of branches of maxillary artery. ( Internal maxillary is horizonal at left center.) …   Wikipedia

  • Posterior meningeal artery — Artery: Posterior meningeal artery Posterior meningeal groove labeled at bottom left. Latin arteria meningea posterior Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Deep cervical artery — Artery: Deep cervical artery Costocervical trunk with branches. Right side. Latin arteria cervicalis profunda Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Descending branch of occipital artery — Artery: Descending branch of occipital artery Superficial dissection of the right side of the neck, showing the carotid and subclavian arteries. Latin ramus descendens arteriae occipitalis …   Wikipedia

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