facial artery


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Related to facial artery: maxillary artery, facial vein, occipital artery, transverse facial artery, Superficial temporal artery

facial artery

[¦fā·shəl ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
The external branch of the external carotid artery.
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At this point, the two arteries and the facial artery are identified.
The superior labial artery, a branch of the facial artery, gives off nasal arterial branches medially to the septum and laterally to the alae.
Repeat catheter angiography confirmed the embolization and also detected an anastomosis between the left facial artery and the distal left internal maxillary artery via the ascending palatine artery (figure 3, B).