posterior meningeal artery


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Noun1.posterior meningeal artery - branch of the ascending pharyngeal artery that supplies the dura mater of the posterior cranial fossa
arteria meningea, meningeal artery - any of three arteries supplying the meninges of the brain and neighboring structures
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The most common variations reported in the literature are agenesis of AICA or PICA, AICA originating from PICA, PICA originating from internal carotid artery, persistence of a primitive communicating vessel (presegmental artery) between anterior and posterior circulation, and PICA originating from posterior meningeal artery [3].

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