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deep auricular artery


Definition: origin, first part of maxillary; distribution, articulation of jaw, parotid gland, and external acoustic meatus and external tympanic membrane; anastomoses, auricular branches of superficial temporal and posterior auricular.

Synonym(s): arteria auricularis profundaTA

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