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EXTERNAL CAROTID ARTERY

FACIAL ARTERY

TONSILLAR ARTERY
c. Tonsillar artery: perforates the superior pharyngeal constrictor to
supply the palatine tonsil
EXTERNAL CAROTID ARTERY

FACIAL ARTERY

SUBMENTAL ARTERY
d. Submental artery: courses anteriorly on the inferior surface of the
mylohyoid accompanied by the nerve to the mylohyoid
EXTERNAL CAROTID ARTERY

FACIAL ARTERY

FACTOID vs. "linguofacial trunk"
e. In about 40 percent of individuals the facial and lingual arteries arise
from a common stem, the linguofacial trunk
EXTERNAL CAROTID ARTERY

POSTERIOR AURICULAR ARTERY
7. Posterior auricular artery: arises deep to the posterior belly of the di-
gastric and ascends posteriorly between the auricle and mastoid process
EXTERNAL CAROTID ARTERY

MAXILLARY/SUPERFICIAL TEMPORAL ARTERIES
8. Maxillary and superficial temporal arteries: terminal branches of the
external carotid artery; arise posterior to the neck ofthe mandible