labial artery


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Related to labial artery: lateral nasal artery
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Noun1.labial artery - an artery that is a branch of the facial artery that supplies the lips of the mouthlabial artery - an artery that is a branch of the facial artery that supplies the lips of the mouth
lip - either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
arteria labialis inferior, inferior labial artery - an artery that is a branch of the facial artery that supplies the lower lip
arteria labialis superior, superior labial artery - an artery that is a branch of the facial artery that supplies the upper lip
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Blood is supplied to this area by a labial artery that branches off the facial artery.
The superior labial artery reaches the anterior septum from the upper lip.
Martello said the surgery was challenging because she had to locate and then reconnect incredibly small portions of the labial artery - both in the face and in the severed lip.