occipital artery

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occipital artery

[äk′sip·əd·əl ¦ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
A branch of the external carotid which branches into the mastoid, auricular, sternocleidomastoid, and meningeal arteries.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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