submental artery

(redirected from arteria submentalis)

sub·men·tal ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, facial; distribution, mylohyoid muscle, submandibular and sublingual glands, and structures of lower lip; anastomoses, inferior labial, mental branch of inferior dental and sublingual.
Synonym(s): arteria submentalis [TA]
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sub·men·tal ar·te·ry

(sŭb-men'tăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, facial; distribution, mylohyoid muscle, submandibular and sublingual glands, and structures of lower lip; anastomoses, inferior labial, mental branch of inferior dental and sublingual.
Synonym(s): arteria submentalis [TA] .
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submental artery

A branch of the facial artery; it supplies blood to the submandibular gland and the chin.
See also: artery
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