lingual artery

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lin·gual ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, external carotid; distribution, runs along under surface of tongue, terminates as deep lingual artery; branches, suprahyoid and dorsal lingual branches and sublingual artery.
Synonym(s): arteria lingualis [TA]
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lin·gual ar·te·ry

(ling'gwăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, external carotid; distribution, runs along under surface of tongue, terminates as deep lingual artery; branches, suprahyoid and dorsal lingual branches and sublingual artery.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

lingual artery

A branch of the external CAROTID artery that runs forward underneath the tongue to supply the tongue muscles.
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lin·gual ar·te·ry

(ling'gwăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, external carotid; distribution, runs along undersurface of tongue, terminates as deep lingual artery; branches, suprahyoid and dorsal lingual branches and sublingual artery.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012