ascending palatine artery


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as·cend·ing pal·a·tine ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, facial; distribution, lateral walls of pharynx, tonsils, auditory tubes, and soft palate; anastomoses, tonsillar branch of facial, dorsal lingual, and descending palatine.
Synonym(s): arteria palatina ascendens [TA]

as·cend·ing pal·a·tine ar·te·ry

(ă-send'ing pal'ă-tīn ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, facial; distribution, lateral walls of pharynx, tonsils, auditory tubes, and soft palate; anastomoses, tonsillar branch of facial, dorsal lingual, and descending palatine.
Synonym(s): arteria palatina ascendens.
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For type III and IV defects, we advocate the use of a palatoglossal flap, which is based on branches of the ascending palatine artery.
Repeat catheter angiography confirmed the embolization and also detected an anastomosis between the left facial artery and the distal left internal maxillary artery via the ascending palatine artery (figure 3, B).