Lesser palatine arteries

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Lesser palatine arteries
Details
Latin arteriae palatinae minores
Source
descending palatine artery
Identifiers
Dorlands
/Elsevier
Lesser palatine arteries
TA A12.2.05.086
FMA 71688
Anatomical terminology

The lesser palatine arteries go through the lesser palatine foramina, and supply the soft palate.

It gives off tonsillary branches to the palatine tonsils.[1]

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