infraorbital artery


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Related to infraorbital artery: maxillary artery, infraorbital nerve, mental artery
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Noun1.infraorbital artery - an artery that originates from the maxillary artery and supplies structures below the orbit (from lower eyelid to upper lip)
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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According to different studies, this artery represents an intraosseous anastomosis between the superior posterior alveolar artery, a branch of the maxillary artery, and the infraorbital artery, level with the anterolateral wall of the maxillary sinus (Rahpeyma & Khajehahmadi; Maridati et al, 2014).
The vascularity of the Nasolabial flap is based on the angular branch of the facial artery, the transverse facial artery and the infraorbital artery.
The nasolabial flap is a local arterialized flap with an axial blood supply provided either by the facial artery (inferiorly based flap), or by the superficial temporal artery through its transverse facial branch, and the infraorbital artery (superiorly based flap).