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ex·ter·nal max·il·la·ry arte·ry

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  1. facial artery, arteria facialis, external maxillary arterynoun

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


  1. external maxillary artery

    The external maxillary artery, also known as the facial artery, is a branch of the carotid artery that supplies blood to several structures of the face including the skin and muscles of the face, nose, palate, pharynx and tonsils. Its course is somewhat tortuous, allowing for stretching during movements of the neck and jaw.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of external maxillary artery in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of external maxillary artery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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