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B – “Branch of Maxillary Artery”: The Buccal Artery is a branch of the Maxillary Artery.

U – “Upper Jaw Blood Supply”: It supplies blood to the upper jaw and surrounding structures.

C – “Cheek Circulation”: It contributes to the circulation in the cheek.

C – “Course through Buccinator Muscle”: The artery courses through the Buccinator muscle.

A – “Anterior Facial Region”: It supplies blood to the anterior facial region.

L – “Labial Branches”: Some of its branches are labial, contributing to the lips’ blood supply.

A – “Anatomy of Face Vessels”: It’s an important part of the facial vascular anatomy.

R – “Rich Vascularity”: The artery ensures rich vascularity in the facial structures.

T – “Transverse Facial Artery”: Sometimes, it’s referred to as the Transverse Facial Artery.

E – “External Carotid Artery”: The Maxillary Artery, from which it branches, is a branch of the External Carotid Artery.

R – “Regional Anesthesia”: It’s essential to consider its location in regional anesthesia procedures.

Y – “Yields Distal Branches”: It gives rise to various distal branches supplying different facial regions.

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