Glandular branches of facial artery

The glandular branches of the facial artery (submaxillary branches) consist of three or four large vessels, which supply the submandibular gland, some being prolonged to the neighboring muscles, lymph glands, and integument.

Glandular branches of facial artery
The arteries of the face and scalp. (Glandular branch visible but not labeled.)
Sourcefacial artery
Suppliessubmandibular gland
Latinrami glandulares arteriae facialis
Anatomical terminology


This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 555 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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