anterior branch

an·te·ri·or branch

[TA]
the branch passing ventral or toward the front; TA lists anterior branch or branches of the following: 1) great auricular nerve, 2) left and right superior pulmonary veins, 3) medial cutaneous nerve of the forearm, 4) obturator artery, 5) obturator nerve, 6) renal artery, 7) right branch of portal vein, 8) right hepatic duct, and 9) ulnar recurrent artery.
Synonym(s): ramus anterior [TA]

an·te·ri·or branch

(an-tērē-ŏr branch) [TA]
Anatomic branch passing ventral or toward the front.
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The posterior branch supplies the skin over the mastoid process and lower external ear, while the anterior branch supplies the skin overlying the parotid gland and lower preauricular region.
A microcatheter was then advanced progressively into a anterior branch of the right internal iliac artery with a series of controlled angiograms.
In our patient, selective endovascular embolization with microcoils was successfully carried out in an anterior branch of the right internal iliac artery.
The pseudoaneurysm arose from the anterior branch of the right hepatic artery and communicated with the bile duct.
7 photo-marking anterior branch length Vertebrae, 48 40 38 41 monospondylous Vertebrae, 17 23 24 21 diplospondylous Vertebrae, 24 25 22 23 dorso-caudal Vertebrae, total 89 88 84 85 Spiral valve 11 N/A N/A N/A turns Tooth count, upper 27 25 25 30 jaw Tooth count, lower 42 36 33 36 jaw
Key F 7(8) Secondary sensoria on antennomeres: III (6-12), IV (4-9) and V (2-6) a(b) Anterior branch of median vein fused with radial sector for short distance Pentalonia nigronervosa Coquerel b(a) Anterior branch of median vein never fused at any distance (Fig.
Through a single longitudinal incision the anterior branch to the axillary nerve is isolated in the quadrilateral space.
The anterior branch passes forward around the humerus on the posterior aspect of the deltoid, to which it supplies motor innervation, lying just 3 to 5 cm below the anterior acromial edge (11).
This traditional approach poses the risk of bladder and urethra perforation and laceration of the anterior branch of the obturator artery, he explained at the 14th International Pelvic Reconstructive and Vaginal Surgery Conference.
Lateral approaches have been limited to 5 cm distal to the acromion because of the course of the anterior branch of the axillary nerve.
First segmented ray of anal fin usually unbranched, other rays branched, anterior branch of last ray branched once and posterior branch not subsequently branched.
Some of the descending Pm5 fibres entwine with fibres descending from the columellar muscle (Cm4) and also with fibres from an anterior branch of the trunk of the physid muscle s.

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