angular artery


angular artery
noun
the terminal branch of the facial artery
Syn: ↑arteria angularis
Hypernyms: ↑artery, ↑arteria, ↑arterial blood vessel

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noun
: the terminal part of the facial artery that passes up alongside the nose to the inner angle of the orbit

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