angular artery


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an·gu·lar ar·ter·y

[TA]
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;

angular artery

[ang′gu·lər är′tə·re]
a branch of the facial artery to the medial angle of the eye that supplies the lacrimal sac, lower eyelid, and nose.

an·gu·lar ar·te·ry

(ang'gyŭ-lăr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
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(s): arteria angularis [TA] .

an·gu·lar ar·te·ry

(ang'gyŭ-lăr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
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.