cervical artery


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cervical artery an artery that supplies the muscles of the neck
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In literature:

The conditions most likely to be mistaken for it are a soft, rapidly growing sarcoma, and a normal artery raised on a cervical rib.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
F. Occipital artery, close to which are seen some branches of the occipitalis minor nerve of the cervical plexus.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise

In news:

A common carotid artery injection demonstrates a high cervical internal carotid artery pseudoaneurysm measuring approximately 11×5 mm with a 5-mm neck .