lingual artery

  1. an artery originating from the external carotid artery and supplying the under side of the tongue
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  • The lingual artery may provide the following unusual branches: the superior laryngeal, the submental, and the ascending palatine arteries.
  • The Arteria Profunda Linguæ (ranine artery; deep lingual artery) is the terminal portion of the lingual artery; it pursues a tortuous course and runs along the under surface of the tongue, below the Longitudinalis inferior, and above the mucous membrane; it lies on the lateral side of the Genioglossus, accompanied by the lingual nerve. VI. The Arteries. 3a. 2. The External Carotid Artery
  • The facial artery may replace the lingual artery and supply the sublingual gland.
  • The blood is returned to the internal jugular by the ranine vein, which can be seen under the mucous membrane on the inferior aspect near the frenum, and by the venæ comites of the lingual artery and its branches. Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition.
  • Objective : To evaluate the efficacy of interventional chemotherapy for carcinoma of tongue through lingual artery.
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