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Arteries

Posterior Auricular Artery

The posterior auricular artery originates over the posterior belly of the digastric muscle, and rises upwards in the groove in the middle of the auricle along with the mastoid process. Insertion The posterior auricular artery is a small vessel that originates from the carotid artery. In order

Dorsal Nasal Artery

Dorsal Nasal Artery a.k.a. External nasal emerges from the orbit over the medial palpebral ligament artery. It is the extra concluding branch of the ophthalmic artery.   Insertion The dorsal nasal artery originates from the orbit, in the middle of the trochlea and the medial palpebral ligament,

Infraorbital Artery

Origin The infraorbital artery originates from the infraorbital foramen along with the infraorbital nerve and is a terminal branch of the maxillary artery. Insertion Along most of its course and on exiting the foramen, this small artery which has the diameter of approx. 1.0 mm accompanies the

Occipital Artery

The occipital artery arises from the posterior surface of the external carotid artery, and goes through Internal carotid artery Internal jugular vein, and vagus and accessory nerves. Origin The occipital artery arises from the posterior surface of the external carotid artery, in proportion to the angle of the

Maxillary Artery

The maxillary artery is the bigger terminal branch of the external carotid artery. It runs horizontally forward up to the lower border of lower head of lateral pterygoid and the point of origin is behind the neck of the mandible. Now it crosses the lower head of

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