Definition of Internal maxillary artery

1. Noun. The maxillary artery that supplies deep structure of the face and some of the meninges.




Medical Definition of Internal maxillary artery

1. A branch of the external carotid artery which distributes to the deep structures of the face (internal maxillary) and to the side of the face and nose (external maxillary). (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Internal Maxillary Artery

internal iliac lymph nodes
internal iliac vein
internal intercostal membrane
internal intercostal muscle
internal jugular vein
internal lacrimal fistula
internal limiting membrane
internal link
internal lip of iliac crest
internal malleolus
internal mammary-coronary artery anastomosis
internal mammary artery
internal mammary plexus
internal maxillary artery (current term)
internal maxillary plexus
internal medicine
internal medullary lamina
internal membrane
internal meningitis
internal naris
internal nasal branches
internal nostril
internal nuclear layer of retina
internal oblique
internal oblique line
internal obturator muscle
internal occipital crest
internal occipital protuberance

Literary usage of Internal maxillary artery

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"... was performed upon this vessel in cases of inflammation of the eye or brain, but this operation is now obsolete. 8. The internal maxillary artery (a. ..."

2. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1903)
"It is embedded in soft fat, and surrounded by the terminal branches of the internal maxillary artery. The two stout spheno - palatine branches which descend ..."

3. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1908)
"SPHENO-PALATINE GANGLION AND internal maxillary artery. The spheno-palatine ganglion or the ganglion of Meckel is situated in the spheno-maxillary fossa on ..."

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