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masseteric artery


Definition: origin, second (infratemporal) part of maxillary; distribution, masseter muscle via mandibular notch, temporomandibular joint; anastomoses, branches of transverse facial and masseteric branches of facial.

Synonym(s): arteria massetericaTA

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