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18 Cards in this Set

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What are the branches of the common carotid a. to the head?
Caudal thyroid a.
Cranial thyroid a.
Internal carotid a.
External carotid a.
Which common carotid a. provides more blood supply to the esophagus and why?
Left common carotid.
Esophagus deviates to the left in the mid-cervical region
ID these arteries and branches
A - R. caudal thyroid a.
B - L. common carotid a.
C - L. caudal thyroid a.
D - R. common carotid a.
E - Cranial thyroid a.
F - Pharyngeal brs.
ID these arteries.
What lies at the bifurcation of C and D? What is the bulbous region at the origin of D?
A - Common carotid a.
B - Cranial thyroid a.
C - External carotid a.
D - Internal carotid a.
Carotid sinus lies at C/D
Carotid body is the bulb
Through which two openings in the skull does the internal carotid artery pass?
Tympano-occipital fissure
Foramen lacerum
What are the arterial branches of the internal carotid artery providing blood to the brain in the dog?
Middle cerebral
Rostral cerebral
Caudal communicating aa
How can blood reach the dog brain without passing via the internal carotid artery?
Basilar a.
Vertebral aa. (via occipital a.)
ID these arteries of the brain
A - Vertebral a.
B - Basilar a.
C - Caudal communicating a.
D - Internal carotid a.
E - Middle cerebral a.
F - Rostral cerebral a.
ID these branches of the external carotid a.
A - Cranial laryngeal a.
B - Occipital a.
C - Ascending pharyngeal a.
D - Lingual a.
E - Facial a.
ID these branches of the external carotid artery
A - Facial a.
B - Sublingual a.
C - Caudal auricular a.
D - Superficial temporal a.
E - Maxillary a.
Which external carotid branch supports the meninges? What does it anastomose with?
Occipital a. anastomoses with the vertebral a.
Middle meningeal a. from maxillary a.
What is the terminal branch of the external carotid artery? What does the external carotid continue as?
Superficial temporal a.
Maxillary a.
ID these branches of the maxillary a.
A - External carotid a.
B - Maxillary a.
C - Inferior alveolar a.
D - External Opthalmic a.
ID these branches of the maxillary artery.
What artery forms D and C?
A - Maxillary a.
B - Minor palatine a.
C - Major palatine a.
D - Sphenopalatine a.
E - Infraorbital a.
C and D arise from Descending palatine a.
Which artery supplies the roots of the mandibular teeth? The maxillary teeth? What is the origin of these two arteries?
Inferior alveolar a.
Alveolar brs. of the infraorbital supply maxillary
Both arise from maxillary a. (superior alveolar via the infraorbital a. which is from maxillary)
ID this!
(A is pointing to the wrong thing; should be the artery just rostral to B)
A - Rostral deep temporal a.
B - External opthalmic a.
C - Maxillary a.
D - Alar canal
Which artery is at risk during extractions of maxillary teeth?
Major palatine artery
What does the maxillary a. become after the descending palatine artery arises?
infraorbital a.