lingual artery

noun

Medical Definition of lingual artery

: an artery arising from the external carotid artery between the superior thyroid and facial arteries and supplying the tongue — see deep lingual artery

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“Lingual artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lingual%20artery. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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