Superficial branch of transverse cervical artery
|Artery: Superficial branch of transverse cervical artery|
|Superficial and deep branches from the transverse cervical artery.|
|Latin||ramus superficialis arteriae transversae colli|
|Source||transverse cervical artery|
The superficial cervical artery is another name for the superficial branch of transverse cervical artery.
It ascends beneath the anterior margin of the trapezius, distributing branches to it, and to the neighboring muscles and lymph glands in the neck, and anastomosing with the superficial branch of the descending branch of the occipital artery.