auricular artery

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Noun1.auricular artery - artery that supplies blood to the earauricular artery - artery that supplies blood to the ear
ear - the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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The external auditory canal receives its blood supply from the postauricular and superficial temporal arteries laterally and from the deep auricular artery medially.
[13] The superficial temporal artery is sometimes very small, in which case it may be replaced by the posterior auricular artery. It at times also communicates with the supraorbital artery to supply the forehead.
A catheter (18 G) was introduced into the right jugular vein, and a second catheter (20 G) was introduced into an auricular artery with the sheep restrained in a standing position.