Definition of Maxillary artery

1. Noun. Either of two arteries branching from the external carotid artery and supplying structure of the face.




Medical Definition of Maxillary artery

1. A branch of the external carotid artery which distributes to the deep structures of the face (internal maxillary) and to the side of the face and nose (external maxillary). (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maxillary Artery

maxi
maxi-
maxicells
maxicoat
maxicoats
maxidress
maxidresses
maxilla
maxillae
maxillar
maxillaria
maxillaries
maxillary
maxillary angle
maxillary antrum
maxillary artery (current term)
maxillary dentition
maxillary eminence
maxillary fractures
maxillary gland
maxillary hiatus
maxillary neoplasms
maxillary nerve
maxillary palp
maxillary plexus
maxillary process
maxillary process of embryo
maxillary sinus
maxillary sinus neoplasms
maxillary sinus radiograph

Literary usage of Maxillary artery

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1833)
"A Case of Anastomosing Aneurism of the External maxillary Artery, treated successfully by Tying the Common Carotid Artery, by DAVID L. ROGERS, M. 1). ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"... was performed upon this vessel in cases of inflammation of the eye or brain, but this operation is now obsolete. 8. The internal maxillary artery (a. ..."

3. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1903)
"SPHENO-PALATINE GANGLION AND INTERNAL maxillary artery. The spheno-palatine ganglion or the ganglion of Meckel is situated in the spheno-maxillary fossa on ..."

4. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1908)
"SPHENO-PALATINE GANGLION AND INTERNAL maxillary artery. The spheno-palatine ganglion or the ganglion of Meckel is situated in the spheno-maxillary fossa on ..."

5. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"In addition to the branches already noted, a very definite branch is usually given off from the anterior aspect of the external maxillary artery immediately ..."

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