Definition of Angular artery

1. Noun. The terminal branch of the facial artery.

Exact synonyms: Arteria Angularis
Generic synonyms: Arteria, Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery

Medical Definition of Angular artery

1. The terminal branch of the facial artery; distribution, muscles and skin of side of nose; anastomoses, lateral nasal, and dorsal artery of nose and palpebrals from the ophthalmic artery, thereby providing an external-internal carotid arterial anastomosis. Synonym: artery of angular gyrus. Synonym: arteria angularis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Angular Artery

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angular artery (current term)
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angular momentum
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Literary usage of Angular artery

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The angular artery (a. angularis) is the terminal part of the external maxillary; ... The student should observe the relation of the angular artery to the ..."

2. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"... from the angular artery. From this anastomosis a branch passes to the nasal duct, ramifying in its mucous membrane, as far as the inferior meatus. ..."

3. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1876)
"That operation I undertook, and, although it was exceedingly difficult, I finally succeeded in ligating the angular artery. Here I may say that I found the ..."

4. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray, Warren Harmon Lewis (1918)
"1, supraorbital artery and vein; 2, nasal artery; 3, angular artery, the terminal branch of 4, the facial artery; 5. suborbital artery; 6, anterior branch ..."

5. Practical Anatomy by Christopher Heath (1870)
"The angular artery (21) which is the terminal branch, and anastomoses with the ophthalmic. ... [The angular artery is the nutrient vessel to the flap in ..."

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