Tonsillar branch of the facial artery
|Tonsillar branch of the facial artery|
|Latin||Ramus tonsillaris arteriae facialis|
The tonsillar branch of the facial artery ascends between the pterygoideus internus and styloglossus muscles, and then along the side of the pharynx, perforating the constrictor pharyngis superior, to ramify in the substance of the palatine tonsil and root of the tongue.
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