Frontal branch of superficial temporal artery

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Artery: Frontal branch of superficial temporal artery
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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   
Vein frontal vein
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/ Elsevier
    
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]



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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