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parotid branches


Definition: branches to parotid gland; Terminologia Anatomica lists parotid branches of 1) auriculotemporal nerve, rami parotidei nervi auriculotemporalis [TA]; 2) deep facial vein, rami parotidei venae facialis profundus [TA]; 3) posterior auricular artery, ramus parotidei arteriae auricularis posterior [TA]; and 4) superficial temporal artery, ramus arteriae temporalis superficialis [TA].

Synonym(s): rami parotideiTA

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