infraorbital artery

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Related to infraorbital artery: maxillary artery, infraorbital nerve, mental artery
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Synonyms for infraorbital artery

an artery that originates from the maxillary artery and supplies structures below the orbit (from lower eyelid to upper lip)

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The maxillary branch becomes the infraorbital artery and the mandibular branch, the inferior alveolar artery.
Anastomoses were also noted between lacrimal and infraorbital artery and between infraorbital artery and muscular branches of ophthalmic artery.
This is due to the presence of an anastomosis between middle meningeal and infraorbital artery and the variable incidence in different populations.