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
Sourcefacial artery
Suppliessubmandibular gland
Identifiers
Latinrami glandulares arteriae facialis
TAA12.2.05.024
FMA71675
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 page 555 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)