deep auricular artery

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deep au·ric·u·lar ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, first part of maxillary; distribution, articulation of jaw, parotid gland, and external acoustic meatus and external tympanic membrane; anastomoses, auricular branches of superficial temporal and posterior auricular.

deep auricular artery

a small branch of the maxillary artery that contributes to the blood supply of the external acoustic meatus.

deep au·ric·u·lar ar·te·ry

(dēp awr-ik'yū-lăr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, first part of maxillary; distribution, articulation of jaw, parotid gland, and external acoustic meatus and external tympanic membrane; anastomoses, auricular branches of superficial temporal and posterior auricular.
Synonym(s): arteria auricularis profunda.