lingual artery


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Related to lingual artery: lingual vein, maxillary artery, lingual nerve, ascending pharyngeal artery

lingual artery

[′liŋ·gwəl ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
An artery originating in the external carotid and supplying the tongue.
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Lingual artery hematoma resulting in upper airway obstruction.
Intraoperative findings confirmed tumor involvement of the left lingual artery and hypoglossal nerve, both of which were sacrificed.
Superselective catheterization of the right lingual artery and the right internal maxillary artery was then carried out with a Rapid Transit microcatheter (Cordis; Miami Lakes, Fla.