palatine artery


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Noun1.palatine artery - one of several arteries supplying the facepalatine artery - one of several arteries supplying the face
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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A mucoperiosteal Veau's flap was raised along the previous scar lines up to the point of exit of the greater palatine artery from its foramen, clearing all soft tissue attachments and,at times,removing a small piece of bone from the edge of the foramen with a small osteotome,to get a few extra millimeters of mobility (Figure-3).
Especially, the occipital artery and branches that extended to the mandibular gland and to the medial retropharyngeal lenf node of the ascending palatine artery were responsible for the vascularization of the cranial cervical ganglion.
The greater palatine artery was ligated and the bone was left to re-epithelialise spontaneously.