Which of the vessels arise from the external carotid artery?

Which of the vessels arise from the external carotid artery?

Correct answer is D). The superficial temporal artery arises from the external carotid artery. It is responsible for supplying blood to the scalp and face, running superficially along the side of the head. A A) Incorrect. The anterior cerebral artery is not a branch of the external carotid artery; it is a branch of the internal carotid artery. B) Incorrect. The vertebral artery arises from the subclavian artery, not the external carotid artery. C) Incorrect. The middle cerebral artery is a branch of the internal carotid artery, not the external carotid artery.

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