facial artery

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facial artery n.
An artery with origin in the external carotid artery, with branches to the palatine, tonsillar, and glandular branches, the submental, inferior and superior labial, masseteric, buccal, and nasal branches, and the angular artery; external maxillary artery.

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facial artery

noun
an artery that originates in the external carotid and gives off branches that supply the neck and face 
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