lateral nasal branch of facial artery


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lateral nasal branch of facial artery

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branch of facial artery to the side of the nose (ala and dorsum); anastomoses with its contralateral partner, as well as the septal and alar branches of the superior labial, the dorsal nasal branch of the ophthalmic, and the infraorbital branch of the maxillary artery.

lat·er·al na·sal branch of fa·cial ar·te·ry

(lat'ĕr-ăl nā'zăl branch fā'shăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Branch of facial artery to the side of the nose (ala and dorsum); anastomoses with its contralateral partner, as well as the septal and alar branches of the superior labial, the dorsal nasal branch of the ophthalmic, and the infraorbital branch of the maxillary artery.
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