anterior conjunctival artery

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an·te·ri·or con·junc·ti·val ar·ter·y

[TA]
one of a number of small branches of the anterior ciliary arteries that supplies the conjunctiva.
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Hardebo has explained how neuron stimulation of the trigeminal nerve in the cornea, iris and around blood vessels (derived from ciliary and conjunctival arteries) causes vasomotor responses in the choroidal artery thereby increasing intraoccular pressure and explaining the pain, hypoesthesia and autonomic changes to the patient's right eye.