HyperDic: maxillary_artery

English > 1 sense of the expression maxillary artery:
NOUNbodymaxillary artery, arteria maxillariseither of two arteries branching from the external carotid artery and supplying structure of the face
English > maxillary artery: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningEither of two arteries branching from the external carotid artery and supplying structure of the face.
Synonymarteria maxillaris
Narrowerfacial artery, arteria facialis, external maxillary arteryAn artery that originates in the external carotid and gives off branches that supply the neck and face
internal maxillary arteryThe maxillary artery that supplies deep structure of the face and some of the meninges
Broaderartery, arteria, arterial blood vesselA blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
Spanisharteria maxilar
Catalanartèria maxil·lar

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