posterior temporal artery


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Noun1.posterior temporal artery - temporal artery that supplies the posterior part of the cortex of the temporal lobe
temporal artery - any of the three arteries on either side of the brain supplying the cortex of the temporal lobe
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* Posterior Temporal Artery (PTA): This artery extends out and away from the operculum and turns in a step-wise manner first inferiorly, then posteriorly into the superior temporal sulcus, then to the middle temporal sulcus.

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