It ascends beneath the anterior margin of the trapezius, distributing branches to it, and to the neighboring muscles and lymph glands in the neck, and anastomosing with the superficial branch of the descending branch of the occipital artery. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superficial_part_of_transverse_cervical_artery ]

Synonyms: superficial branch of transverse cervical artery

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The transverse cervical artery splits into two branches, a superficial one and a deep one[WP]

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