Lesser palatine arteries

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The lesser palatine arteries are arteries of the head. It is a branch of the descending palatine artery. They supply the palatine tonsils and the soft palate.

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Lesser palatine arteries
Details
Sourcedescending palatine artery
Branchestonsillary
Suppliespalatine tonsils, soft palate
Identifiers
Latinarteriae palatinae minores
TA98A12.2.05.086
TA24458
FMA71688
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