Blood supply of palatine Tonsil.

Arterial blood supply of Palatine tonsil is derived from branches of the external carotid artery.

Principal artery is Tonsillar artery which is a branch of facial.

Additional sources are:

  • Ascending pharyngeal artery.
  • Dorsal lingual branches of lingual artery
  • Greater palatine branches of maxillary artery.
  • Ascending palatine branches of facial artery.

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