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
Source facial artery
Supplies submandibular gland
Identifiers
Latin rami glandulares arteriae facialis
Dorlands
/Elsevier
r_02/12690221
TA A12.2.05.024
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.

References[edit]

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