Den 110 A Ch 6 Vascular System

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What is the relationship of the maxillary vein to the superficial temporal vein?
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From the following list of descriptions, select which descriptions can be used for the pathway of the maxillary artery. (Select all that apply.)Runs through infratemporal fossa, May be deep to lateral pterygoid muscle, May be superficial to lateral pterygoid muscleDuring the extraoral examination of a patient, an artery is visually noted under the skin of the patient in the temporal region. Which artery can be visualized in this manner during the examination?Superficial temporal arteryWhich term is BEST used to describe a blood vessel that travels to the heart carrying blood?VeinWhich of the following blood vessels NOT only protects the maxillary artery from being compressed during mastication but also accommodates changes in volume of the infratemporal fossa that occur when the mandible moves?Pterygoid plexus of veinsWhich of the following arteries is a DIRECT branch off of the aorta?Brachiocephalic arteryFrom the following list of blood vessels, select those blood vessels that anastomose with the pterygoid plexus of veins located around the pterygoid muscles. (Select all that apply.)Retromandibular vein, Facial veinThe pterygoid plexus of veins is a collection of small anastomosing vessels located around the pterygoid muscles and DIRECTLY surrounding which artery?Maxillary arteryFrom the following list of descriptions, select which descriptions can be used for the pathway of the external jugular vein. (Select all that apply.)Drains only a small part of extracranial structures, Visible near the sternocleidomastoid muscle, Terminates in the subclavian veinWhat is a serious, life-threatening blood vessel lesion that occurs when a blood vessel is seriously traumatized, allowing large amounts of blood to escape into the surrounding tissue without clotting?HemorrhageFrom the following list of terms concerning compromised blood vessels, select the terms that are associated DIRECTLY with clot formation. (Select all that apply.)Thrombus, Hematoma, Embolus