maxillary artery

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Related to arteria maxillaris: external maxillary artery, Pterygoid branches of maxillary artery

maxillary artery

[′mak·sə‚ler·ē ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
A branch of the external carotid artery which supplies the deep structures of the face (internal maxillary) and the side of the face and nose (external maxillary).