Frontal branch of superficial temporal artery
|Artery: Frontal branch of superficial temporal artery|
|The arteries of the face and scalp. (Frontal branch labeled at upper right.)|
|Latin||ramus frontalis arteriae temporalis superficialis|
|Gray's||subject #144 559|
|Source||superficial temporal artery|
The frontal branch of superficial temporal artery (anterior temporal) runs tortuously upward and forward to the forehead, supplying the muscles, integument, and pericranium in this region, and anastomosing with the supraorbital and frontal arteries.
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