The ophthalmic artery is a branch of the internal carotid artery which supplies branches to supply the eye and other structures in the orbit. It enters the orbit together with the Optic nerve through the Optic foramen/canal. [WP,modified]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ophthalmic_artery ]

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axiom lost from external ontology

relationship loss: part_of internal carotid (AAO:0010219)[AAO]

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external definition

Part of internal carotid which carries blood via branches to the eye, the eye muscles, and eyelids.[AAO]

has related synonym

opthalmic artery

arteria ophthalmica

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UBERON:0001619