Masseteric artery

The masseteric artery is a small branch from the second part of the maxillary artery. It passes laterally through the mandibular notch to the deep surface of the masseter muscle. It supplies the muscle, and anastomoses with the masseteric branches of the external maxillary and with the transverse facial artery.

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

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rID: 4669
Section: Anatomy
Tag: stub, refs
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