transverse facial artery
An artery with origin in the superficial temporal artery, with distribution to the parotid gland, parotid duct, masseter muscle, and overlying skin; and with anastomoses to the infraorbital and buccal branches of the maxillary artery, and the buccal and masseteric branches of the facial artery.
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- transverse axis,
- transverse cervical artery,
- transverse colon,
- transverse diameter,
- transverse dune,
- transverse facial fracture,
- transverse fascia,
- transverse fissure of cerebrum,
- transverse flute,
- transverse fold of rectum
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