sublingual artery

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sub·lin·gual ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, lingual; distribution, extrinsic muscles of tongue, sublingual gland, mucosa of region; anastomoses, the artery of opposite side and submental.
Synonym(s): arteria sublingualis [TA]
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sub·lin·gual ar·te·ry

(sŭb-ling'gwăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, lingual; distribution, extrinsic muscles of tongue, sublingual gland, mucosa of region; anastomoses, the artery of opposite side and submental.
Synonym(s): arteria sublingualis [TA] .
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sublingual artery

A branch of the lingual artery that supplies blood to the sublingual gland.
See also: artery
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