temporal artery


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Related to temporal artery: temporal arteritis, Deep temporal artery

temporal artery

any one of three arteries on each side of the head: the superficial temporal artery, the middle temporal artery, and the deep temporal artery.

temporal artery

The deep, the middle, or the superficial temporal artery.
See also: artery

temporal artery,

n the arteries on each side of the head: the superficial temporal artery, the middle temporal artery, and the deep temporal artery.
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Compression of the main trunk of the superficial temporal artery.
0[degrees]C between the test and reference standard devices were 21% and 13%, respectively, for the digital oral disposable thermometer and 44% and 21%, respectively, for the temporal artery thermometer (see Table 1).
Although less distressing than the rectal thermometer, the temporal artery thermometer isn't as accurate.
His general examination was remarkable for the thickened right superficial temporal artery with scalp tenderness.
Calciphylaxis: temporal artery calcification preceding widespread skin lesions and penile necrosis.
Middle Temporal Artery (MTA): This artery extends from the Sylvian fissure opposite to the inferior frontal gyrus and supplies the superior and middle portion of the middle temporal lobe.
Keywords used in the search related to temperature monitoring with a temporal artery thermometer (temporal artery thermometer, temporal artery temperature, temporal artery thermometer accuracy, TAT, thermometer reliability, forehead temperature, forehead thermometer, infra-red temperature measurement, and noninvasive temperature measurement).
The diagnosis of GCA is made by a number of criteria including an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), C reactive protein (CRP) and positive temporal artery biopsy.
It could also be a circulatory problem in the temporal artery, which supplies blood to the scalp and jaw that usually leads to tenderness in the temple and a cramp-like pain after eating.
One commonly encountered site for such lesions is the temporal artery.
Temporal artery thermometers, axillary thermometers, and chemical strips correlate poorly with pulmonary artery measurement.
A Temporal arteritis is chronic inflammation of the temporal artery on the side of the scalp.