transverse facial artery

noun

Medical Definition of transverse facial artery

: a large branch of the superficial temporal artery that arises in the parotid gland and supplies or gives off branches supplying the parotid gland, masseter muscle, and adjacent parts

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“Transverse facial artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/transverse%20facial%20artery. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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