buccal artery


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Noun1.buccal artery - a branch of the maxillary artery that supplies blood to the buccinator muscle and the cheek
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
cheek - either side of the face below the eyes
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The contents of the BS are adipose tissue, minor salivary gland tissue, parotid duct, lymph nodes, fascial vein, facial and buccal artery, buccal branch of the cranial nerve VII, buccal division of the mandibular division of cranial nerve V.