middle meningeal artery


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Related to middle meningeal artery: Accessory meningeal artery, Middle meningeal nerve
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Noun1.middle meningeal artery - branch of the maxillary arterymiddle meningeal artery - branch of the maxillary artery; its branches supply meninges
arteria meningea, meningeal artery - any of three arteries supplying the meninges of the brain and neighboring structures
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The origination of this hematoma occurs either from the traumatic injury to temporal lobes resulting in middle meningeal artery braches laceration or tear or fracture of occipital bones with secondary injury to transverse sinus 13 .
His paper on anomalous middle meningeal artery, in the bilateral absence of foramen spinosum was a case of a single skull.
39) These include: distal external carotid artery ethmoidal perforators to the ophthalmic artery, superficial temporal artery to the middle cerebral artery, middle meningeal artery to the ophthalmic artery, and occipital artery to the vertebral artery (Figure 7).