Mnemonics for arterial branches.

External carotid artery branches

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 Before entering the parotid gland:

  1. Superior thyroid
  2. Lingual
  3. Posterior auricular
  4. Facial
  5. Occipital
  6. Ascending pharyngeal

 Ends as:
Superficial temporal and
Maxillary bifurcating in the in the parotid gland

Axillary artery branches

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  1. Superior thoracic
  2. Thoracoacromiol
  3. Lateral thoracic
  4. Subscapular
  5. Anterior circumflex humeral
  6. Posterior circumflex humeral

Thoracoacromial artery branches

ABCD
Acromial
Breast (pectoral)
Clavicular
Deltoid

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