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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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.
They described that in 12 cases, eight came from the facial artery near the basilar edge from the jaw, three came from the facial artery at the level of the oral commissure, and two directly from a joint trunk with the upper labial artery on the oral commissure.
The superior labial artery reaches the anterior septum from the upper lip.