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superficial temporal artery

 

Definition: origin, a terminal branch of the external carotid (with maxillary artery); branches, transverse facial, middle temporal, orbital, parotid, anterior auricular, frontal, and parietal.

Synonym(s): arteria temporalis superficialisTA

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