external carotid artery

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Noun1.external carotid artery - the branch of the carotid artery that supplies blood to the face and tongue and external parts of the headexternal carotid artery - the branch of the carotid artery that supplies blood to the face and tongue and external parts of the head
arteria carotis, carotid artery - either of two major arteries of the neck and head; branches from the aorta