buccal artery

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Related to Buccinator artery: lingual artery, infraorbital artery, Deep temporal artery, Greater palatine artery, buccal nerve

buc·cal ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, maxillary; distribution, buccinator muscle, skin, and mucous membrane of cheek; anastomosis, buccal branch of facial artery.
Synonym(s): arteria buccalis [TA]

buccal artery

a branch of the maxillary artery that supplies the buccinator muscle, the skin, and mucous membrane of the cheek. See also buccinator.

buc·cal ar·te·ry

(bŭk'ăl ahr'tĕr-ē, bŭk'si-nā'tŏr ahr'tĕr-ē)
Origin, maxillary; distribution, buccinator muscle, skin, and mucous membrane of cheek; anastomoses, buccal branch of facial.
Synonym(s): arteria buccalis [TA] .
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