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ascending palatine artery


Definition: origin, facial; distribution, lateral walls of pharynx, tonsils, auditory tubes, and soft palate; anastomoses, tonsillar branch of facial, dorsal lingual, and descending palatine.

Synonym(s): arteria palatina ascendensTA

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