dorsal nasal artery


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dor·sal na·sal ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, supratrochlear artery (derivative of ophthalmic artery); distribution, penetrates orbicularis oculi to supply skin of side of root of nose; anastomosis, angular (facial) artery.

dorsal nasal artery

a terminal branch of the ophthalmic artery that exits the orbit in the medial corner and supplies the dorsum of the nose.

dor·sal na·sal ar·te·ry

(dōr'săl nā'zăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, ophthalmic; external artery of the nose; distribution, skin of side of root of nose; anastomoses, angular artery.
Synonym(s): external nasal artery.

dor·sal na·sal ar·te·ry

(dōr'săl nā'zăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, supratrochlear artery (derivative of ophthalmic artery); distribution, penetrates orbicularis oculi to supply skin of side of root of nose; anastomosis, angular (facial) artery.
Synonym(s): external artery of nose.
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Another cadaver study from Thailand showed that the anatomy of the dorsal nasal artery is not consistent.
The study showed that both the diameter of the artery and the presence of a single or bilateral dorsal nasal artery varied.

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