Medical Dictionary

posterior auricular artery

noun

Medical Definition of posterior auricular artery

  1. :  a small branch of the external carotid artery that supplies or gives off branches supplying the back of the ear and the adjacent region of the scalp, the middle ear, tympanic membrane, and mastoid cells—called also posterior auricular


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