supratrochlear artery

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su·pra·troch·le·ar ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, ophthalmic; distribution, anterior portion of scalp; anastomoses, branches of supraorbital.

supratrochlear artery

one of the two terminal branches of the ophthalmic nerve, with the dorsal nasal artery.

su·pra·troch·le·ar ar·te·ry

(sū'pră-trok'lē-ăr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, ophthalmic; distribution, anterior portion of scalp; anastomoses, branches of supraorbital.
Synonym(s): arteria supratrochlearis [TA] , frontal artery.

supratrochlear artery

A branch of the ophthalmic artery; it supplies blood to the frontal and medial scalp.
See also: artery