Medical Dictionary

maxillary artery


Medical Definition of maxillary artery

  1. :  an artery supplying the deep structures of the face (as the nasal cavities, palate, tonsils, and pharynx) and sending a branch to the meninges of the brain—called also internal maxillary artery; compare facial artery

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