Lingual artery

A.Prof Frank Gaillard and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The lingual artery is one of the branches of the external carotid artery and supplies the oral floor and tongue.

Summary

Variant anatomy

The facial artery may arise from a common trunk with the lingual artery, the linguofacial trunk.

Anatomy: Head and neck
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rID: 5899
Section: Anatomy
Tag: stub, refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Lingual arteries

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