supraorbital artery


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Related to supraorbital artery: supraorbital vein, ophthalmic artery, infraorbital artery, supraorbital nerve, supratrochlear artery, mental artery

su·pra·or·bi·tal ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, ophthalmic; distribution, frontalis muscle and scalp; anastomoses, branches of the superficial temporal and supratrochlear.
Synonym(s): arteria supraorbitalis [TA]

supraorbital artery

a branch of the ophthalmic artery that supplies the scalp.

su·pra·or·bi·tal ar·te·ry

(sū'pră-ōr'bit-ăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, ophthalmic; distribution, frontalis muscle and scalp; anastomoses, branches of the superficial temporal and supratrochlear.
Synonym(s): arteria supraorbitalis [TA] .

supraorbital artery

A branch of the ophthalmic artery; it supplies blood to the forehead, frontal sinus, and frontal scalp.
See also: artery