Definition of Arteria maxillaris

1. Noun. Either of two arteries branching from the external carotid artery and supplying structure of the face.

Medical Definition of Arteria maxillaris

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)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Arteria Maxillaris

arteria labyrinthi
arteria lacrimalis
arteria laryngea
arteria laryngea inferior
arteria laryngea superior
arteria lienalis
arteria ligamenti teretis uteri
arteria lingualis
arteria lobi caudati
arteria lumbalis
arteria lusoria
arteria malleolaris anterior lateralis
arteria malleolaris anterior medialis
arteria mammaria interna
arteria maxillaris (current term)
arteria mediana
arteria meningea
arteria meningea anterior
arteria meningea media
arteria meningea posterior
arteria mesenterica
arteria mesenterica inferior
arteria mesenterica superior
arteria metacarpea
arteria metacarpea dorsalis
arteria metacarpea palmaris
arteria metatarsae

Literary usage of Arteria maxillaris

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Anatomical and histological dissection of the human ear: In the Normal by Adam Politzer (1892)
"... the tendon of the temporal muscle has been completely cut through, whereby the commencing part of the arteria maxillaris intern, will become exposed. ..."

2. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1829)
"RNA. < 1. Ramus Auricularis. '2. Arteria Meningea Media. 3. Arteriae Parvae. 4. arteria maxillaris Inferior. ..."

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