Anterior auricular branches of superficial temporal artery

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Anterior auricular branches of superficial temporal artery
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The arteries of the face and scalp
(anterior auricular visible but not labeled)
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Lateral head anatomy detail
Details
Latin Rami auriculares anteriores arteriae temporalis superficialis
Supplies External acoustic meatus and pinna
Source
Superficial temporal artery
Anterior auricular veins
Identifiers
Gray's p.559
Dorlands
/Elsevier
r_02/12688998
TA A12.2.05.048
FMA FMA:71679
Anatomical terminology

The anterior auricular branches of the superficial temporal artery are distributed to the anterior portion of the auricula, the lobule, and part of the external meatus, anastomosing with the posterior auricular. They supply the external acoustic meatus and the visible part of the ear

References[edit]

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.