Superficial branch of transverse cervical artery

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Template:Infobox 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.


It has an ascending branch[1] and a descending branch.[2]


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