descending branch of occipital artery

(redirected from ramus descendens arteriae occipitalis)

de·scend·ing branch of oc·cip·i·tal ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin: occipital artery within occipital groove; distribution: posterior neck muscles and cervical trapezius muscle; anastomoses: superficial and deep cervical arteries, vertebral artery.
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