infraorbital 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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Figun & Garino, point out that, the topography of IOF presents unquestionable interesting on the anesthesia practice of alveolar anterior superior nerve and the infraorbital branch, because the foramen is an excellent reference point to intraoral punctions and extra oral, 5 to 7mm inferior to the infraorbital margin.