maxillary artery

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n maxillary artery either of two arteries branching from the external carotid artery and supplying structure of the face
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Usage

In literature:

Internal maxillary artery passing behind the neck of lower jaw-bone.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
There is a distinct alisphenoid canal for the passage of the internal maxillary artery.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 6" by Various
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