lesser palatine artery

(redirected from arteria palatina minor)

less·er pal·a·tine ar·te·ry

(les'ĕr pal'ă-tīn' ahr'tĕr-ē)
One of several posterior branches of the descending palatine in the greater palatine canal, distributed to the soft palate and tonsil.
Synonym(s): arteria palatina minor.
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