angular artery


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Noun1.angular artery - the terminal branch of the facial arteryangular artery - the terminal branch of the facial artery
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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The angular artery is the terminal branch of the facial artery.
In this paper, the lacrimal sacs of 80 eyes of normal adult Chinese population were performed the investigation of 3D reconstruction imaging characteristics, the in vivo anatomic image data of lacrimal sac and angular artery were measured, and reported as the following.
The facial artery has four main branches in the face: the inferior labial artery, superior labial artery, alar artery and lateral nasal artery, and terminates as the angular artery. In majority of patients, the facial artery takes a medial course rather than a lateral course.