Frontal branch of superficial temporal artery

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Frontal branch of superficial temporal artery
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The arteries of the face and scalp
(frontal branch labeled at upper right)
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Head anatomy anterior view
Details
Source Superficial temporal artery
Vein Frontal vein
Identifiers
Latin Ramus frontalis arteriae temporalis superficialis
Dorlands
/Elsevier
r_02/12690094
TA A12.2.05.051
FMA 49669
Anatomical terminology

The frontal branch of superficial temporal artery (anterior temporal) runs tortuously upward and forward to the forehead, supplying the muscles, integument, and pericranium in this region, and anastomosing with the supraorbital and frontal arteries.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)