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transverse facial artery


Definition: origin, superficial temporal; distribution, parotid gland, parotid duct, masseter muscle, and overlying skin; anastomoses, infraorbital and buccal branches of maxillary, and buccal and masseteric branches of facial.

Synonym(s): arteria transversa facieiTA

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