lacrimal artery

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Synonyms for lacrimal artery

an artery that originates from the ophthalmic artery and supplies the lacrimal gland and rectal eye muscles and the upper eyelid and the forehead

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Thus anastomoses may be postulated between infraorbital and middle meningeal artery via lacrimal artery. It is probable that infraorbital groove described in this paper could be an indication of the position of blood vessels taking part in such an anastomosis.
Lacrimal artery is formed from distal part of supraorbital branch of stapedial artery and from branch of ophthalmic artery which anastomoses with it.