Dorsal lingual branches of lingual artery

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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
Source lingual artery   
Dorlands
/ Elsevier
    
r_02/12692238

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.



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