temporal artery n.
An artery with origin in the superficial temporal artery, with distribution to the temporal fascia and muscle, and with anastomoses to the branches of the maxillary artery; middle temporal artery.
Either of two arteries with their origin in the maxillary artery, with distribution to the temporal muscle, and with anastomoses to the branches of the temporal, lacrimal, and meningeal arteries; deep temporal artery.
An artery with origin in the external carotid artery, with branches to the transverse facial, middle temporal, orbital, parotid, anterior auricular, frontal, and parietal arteries; superficial temporal artery.
Had the wound on the face been a quarter of an inch nearer the eyebrow it would have severed the temporal artery.
I cannot find any opening on this skull which I think is appropriate to the temporal artery.
In many cases life was solely preserved by opening the temporal artery.
The pulsation of the temporal artery can be felt in front of the ear, between the zygoma and the ear.
Cirsoid aneurysm is usually met with in the course of the temporal artery, and may involve the greater part of the scalp.
He is said to have resected a portion of the sternum for caries, and also to have ligatured the temporal artery.
They feel the pulse at the temporal artery, or else above the bridge of the nose.
If it had been an inch further back, it would have severed the temporal artery.