Definition of Ophthalmic artery
1. Noun. A branch of the internal carotid artery that supplies the eye and neighboring structures.
Medical Definition of Ophthalmic artery
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Literary usage of Ophthalmic artery
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The ophthalmic artery arises from the internal carotid, just as that vessel is ... ophthalmic artery ..."
2. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1896)
"Having arisen from the internal carotid in the way above mentioned, the ophthalmic artery always passes forwards for a short distance—on an average 1 to 2 ..."
3. A Practical treatise on the diseases of the eye by William Mackenzie, Thomas Wharton Jones (1855)
"On the death of the patient, an aneurism of the ophthalmic artery was discovered on each side, of about the size of a large nut. ..."
4. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1910)
"The ophthalmic artery (a. ophthalmica) arises from the internal carotid, just as that vessel is emerging from the cavernous sinus, on the inner side ..."
5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1887)
"The ophthalmic artery was found crossing beneath, instead of over the optic ... In one instance the ophthalmic artery was seen passing inward above the ..."