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Medical Term:

ophthalmic artery


Definition: origin, cerebral part of internal carotid; branches, ciliary, central artery of retina, anterior meningeal, lacrimal, conjunctival, episcleral, supraorbital, ethmoidal, palpebral, dorsal nasal, and supratrochlear; anastomoses, facial, middle meningeal, contralateral ophthalmic.

Synonym(s): arteria ophthalmicaTA

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