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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