Dorsal lingual branches of lingual artery
|Artery: Dorsal lingual branches of lingual artery|
|Superficial dissection of the right side of the neck, showing the carotid and subclavian arteries. The branch of the lingual artery is labeled|
|Latin||ramus suprahyoideus arteriae lingualis|
|Gray's||subject #144 553|
The suprahyoid branch of lingual artery (or hyoid) runs along the upper border of the hyoid bone, supplying the muscles attached to it and anastomosing with its fellow of the opposite side.