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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 32: Figure 3

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Arteries of the tongue and the nasal aperture.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed

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Arteries of the tongue and the nasal aperture

a) Frontal sinus.
b) Sphenoidal sinus.
c) Superior concha.
d) Middle concha.
e) Inferior concha.
f) Hard palate.
g) Uvula.
h) Dorsum of tongue.
i) m. Styloglossus.
k) m. Genioglossus.
l) m. Geniohyoid.
m) m. Hyoglossus.
n) m. Mylohyoideus.
o) m. Sternohypoideus.
p) m. Geniohyoideus (left).
q) m. Omohyoideus.
r) m. Stylopharyngeus.
s) Thyroid cartilage.
t) Mandible.

  1. common carotid artery.
  2. internal carotid artery (s. cerebralis).
  3. external carotid artery (s. facialis).
  4. superior thyroid artery.
  5. superior laryngeal artery.
  6. lingual artery.
  7. hyoid branch of lingual artery.
  8. dorsal lingual artery.
  9. maxillary artery.
  10. sublingual artery.
  11. deep lingual artery (s. artery ranina).
  12. sphenopalatine artery.
  13. superior palatine artery, end branch of the pterygopalatine artery).
  14. anterior ethmoidal artery.
  15. posterior ethmoidal artery.

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