occipital branch

oc·cip·i·tal branch

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Terminologia Anatomica lists occipital branches of 1) posterior auricular artery (rami occipitalis arteriae auricularis posterior [TA]); 2) posterior auricular nerve (rami occipitalis nervi auricularis posterioris [TA]); and 3) occipital artery (rami occipitales arteriae occipitis [TA]).
Synonym(s): ramus occipitalis [TA]

oc·cip·i·tal branch

(ok-sipi-tăl branch) [TA]
Terminologia Anatomica lists occipital branches of 1) posterior auricular artery; 2) posterior auricular nerve; and 3) occipital artery.
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Occipital branch: One or two thin large branches emerged from the external carotid nerve and reached the occipital artery at the level of its origin from the common carotid artery.