angular artery


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an·gu·lar ar·ter·y

[TA]
1. the terminal branch of the facial artery; distribution, muscles and skin of side of nose; anastomoses, lateral nasal, and dorsal artery of nose and palpebrals from the ophthalmic artery, thereby providing an external-internal carotid arterial anastomosis;
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an·gu·lar ar·te·ry

(ang'gyŭ-lăr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
The terminal branch of the facial artery; distribution, muscles and skin of side of nose; anastomoses, lateral nasal, and dorsal artery of nose and palpebrals from the ophthalmic artery, thereby providing an external-internal carotid arterial anastomosis.
Synonym(s): arteria angularis [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

an·gu·lar ar·te·ry

(ang'gyŭ-lăr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
The terminal branch of the facial artery; distribution, muscles and skin of side of nose; anastomoses, lateral nasal, and dorsal artery of nose and palpebrals from the ophthalmic artery, thereby providing an external-internal carotid arterial anastomosis.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The hypoechoic area would become larger from the distal segment to the middle segment and the proximal segment, then become smaller, which supports the fact that LSC is an elongated oval- shaped structure, and the nasal side of LSC exhibits the rich blood flow signals, which is the angular artery (Figs.
The diameter of angular artery was about 0.7 [+ or -] 0.3 mm, which was consistent with Lee (Li et al., 2000) [0.8 [+ or -] 0.2 (0.5 ~ 1.0) mm]; and it could be seen from Table III that the distance from the angular artery to the medial canthus: 7.8 [+ or -] 0.05 mm; and that from the angular artery to the skin: 7.7 [+ or -] 0.08 mm.
In short, U3DR could clearly exhibit the in vivo adult lacrimal sac and angular artery, the accumulated imaging anatomical parameters could provide the instructive meanings towards the clinical diagnosis and treatment of lacrimal diseases.