Glandular branches of facial artery

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Glandular branches of facial artery
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The arteries of the face and scalp. (Glandular branch visible but not labeled.)
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Details
Latin rami glandulares arteriae facialis
Supplies submandibular gland
Source
facial artery
Identifiers
Gray's p.555
Dorlands
/Elsevier
r_02/12690221
TA A12.2.05.024
FMA FMA:71675
Anatomical terminology

The glandular branches of the facial artery (submaxillary branches) consist of three or four large vessels, which supply the submandibular gland, some being prolonged to the neighboring muscles, lymph glands, and integument.

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