lingual artery

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Related to lingual artery: lingual vein, maxillary artery, lingual nerve, ascending pharyngeal artery
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Synonyms for lingual artery

an artery originating from the external carotid artery and supplying the under side of the tongue

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2) Preservation of just one of the lingual arteries is sufficient to maintain adequate tongue vascularity from crossover perfusion by the contralateral lingual artery.
Maloney et al showed that in dogs, the contralateral lingual artery supplied the ligated side 71% of the time, despite the lack of apparent crossover before ligation, as measured by dye distribution.
Following embolization of numerous branches of the right lingual artery and the right internal maxillary artery, a left common carotid arteriogram was obtained.
The left lingual artery was selectively catheterized.
Angiography demonstrated a left lingual artery disruption and hemorrhage.