infraorbital artery

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in·fra·or·bit·al ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, third part of maxillary; distribution, superior canine and incisor teeth, inferior rectus and inferior oblique muscles, inferior eyelid, lacrimal sac, maxillary sinus, and superior lip; anastomoses, branches of ophthalmic, facial, superior labial, transverse facial, and buccal.
Synonym(s): arteria infraorbitalis [TA]

in·fra·or·bit·al ar·te·ry

(in'fră-ōr'bi-tăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, third part of maxillary; distribution, upper canine and incisor teeth, inferior rectus and inferior oblique muscles, lower eyelid, lacrimal sac, maxillary sinus, and upper lip; anastomoses, branches of ophthalmic, facial, superior labial, transverse facial, and buccal.
Synonym(s): arteria infraorbitalis [TA] .

infraorbital artery

A branch of the maxillary artery; it enters the rear of the orbit through the inferior orbital fissure, it runs in the infraorbital groove, and it emerges on the face through the infraorbital foramen. It supplies blood to the canine and incisor teeth, the lower eyelid, upper lip, and cheek.
See also: artery

in·fra·or·bit·al ar·te·ry

(in'fră-ōr'bi-tăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, third part of maxillary artery; distribution, superior canine and incisor teeth, inferior rectus and inferior oblique muscles, inferior eyelid, lacrimal sac, maxillary sinus, and superior lip; anastomoses, branches of ophthalmic, facial, superior labial, transverse facial, and buccal.