Preferred Name

occipital artery

Synonyms

arteria occipitalis

Definitions

The occipital artery arises opposite the facial artery, its path is below the posterior belly of digastric to the occipital region. This artery supplies blood to the back of the scalp and sterno-mastoid muscles. Other muscles it supplies are deep muscles in the back and neck. [WP,unvetted].

ID

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0001613

database_cross_reference

EMAPA:37672

MA:0002009

UMLS:C0226117

FMA:49586

NCIT:C33194

OpenCyc:Mx4rwC1IFJwpEbGdrcN5Y29ycA

http://www.snomedbrowser.com/Codes/Details/244219005

http://linkedlifedata.com/resource/umls/id/C0226117

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occipital_artery

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7b/Gray508.png

has_obo_namespace

uberon

has_related_synonym

arteria occipitalis

id

UBERON:0001613

in_subset

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/uberon/core#uberon_slim

label

occipital artery

notation

UBERON:0001613

prefLabel

occipital artery

supplies

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0002377

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0000403

textual definition

The occipital artery arises opposite the facial artery, its path is below the posterior belly of digastric to the occipital region. This artery supplies blood to the back of the scalp and sterno-mastoid muscles. Other muscles it supplies are deep muscles in the back and neck. [WP,unvetted].

subClassOf

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0035398

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0001637

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