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Glandular branches of facial artery

Glandular branches of facial artery
The arteries of the face and scalp. (Glandular branch visible but not labeled.)
Latin rami glandulares arteriae facialis
Supplies submandibular gland
facial artery
Gray's p.555
Anatomical terminology

The glandular branches of the facial artery (submaxillary branches) consist of three or four large vessels, which supply the submandibular gland, some being prolonged to the neighboring muscles, lymph glands, and integument.

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.

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