lateral nasal branch of facial artery
Definition: branch of facial artery to the side of the nose (ala and dorsum); anastomoses with its contralateral partner, as well as the septal and alar branches of the superior labial, the dorsal nasal branch of the ophthalmic, and the infraorbital branch of the maxillary artery.
Synonym(s): ramus lateralis nasi arteriae facialisTA, lateral nasal artery
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