ophthalmic artery

noun

Medical Definition of ophthalmic artery

: a branch of the internal carotid artery following the optic nerve through the optic foramen into the orbit and supplying the eye and adjacent structures

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“Ophthalmic artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ophthalmic%20artery. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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