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angular artery

angular artery in Medicine

angular artery an·gu·lar artery (āng'gyə-lər)

  1. An artery that is the terminal branch of the facial artery, distributed through the muscles and skin of the side of the nose, having anastomoses with the lateral nasal and dorsal arteries of the nose and the palpebral arteries from the ophthalmic artery.

  2. See artery of angular gyrus.

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