Glandular branches of facial artery

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Artery: Glandular branches of facial artery
The arteries of the face and scalp. (Glandular branch visible but not labeled.)
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Latin rami glandulares arteriae facialis
Gray's p.555
Supplies submandibular gland
Source facial artery

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.