submental artery

noun

Medical Definition of submental artery

: a branch of the facial artery that branches off near the submandibular gland and is distributed to the muscles of the jaw

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“Submental artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/submental%20artery. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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