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occipital branch


Definition: Terminologia Anatomica lists occipital branches of 1) posterior auricular artery (rami occipitalis arteriae auricularis posterior [TA]); 2) posterior auricular nerve (rami occipitalis nervi auricularis posterioris [TA]); and 3) occipital artery (rami occipitales arteriae occipitis [TA]).

Synonym(s): ramus occipitalisTA

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