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Flashcards in Blood Vessels of the Parotid Gland Deck (6):
1

What arteries are embedded within the parotid gland?

- external carotid a.
- posterior auricular a.
- internal maxillary a.
- superficial temporal a.

2

What are the divisions of the internal maxillary a.?

- mandibular a.
- pterygoid a.
- pterygopalatine a.

3

What are the significant branches of the superficial temporal a.?

- transverse facial a.
- frontal a.
- parietal a.

4

What vein is formed within the parotid gland?

the retromandibular vein

5

What veins unite to form the retromandibular v.?

- superficial temporal v.
- internal maxillary v.

6

What will the inferior branches of the retromandibular v. form?

- anterior branch joins the anterior facial v. to form the common facial v.
- posterior branch joins the posterior auricular v. to form the external jugular v.

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