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suprahyoid branch of lingual artery


Definition: branch of lingual artery that runs along hyoid bone; anastomosis: infrahyoid branch of superior thyroid artery and across midline with its contralateral partner.

Synonym(s): ramus suprahyoideus arteriae lingualisTA

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