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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Preoperatively, successful embolization of the tumor's blood supply from branches of the fight postauricular artery, the ascending pharyngeal artery, and a posterior branch of the right middle meningeal artery was performed.
During the 11th week (80 mm), the external petrosal nerve arises from the facial nerve distal to the geniculate ganglion and courses with a branch of the middle meningeal artery.