Accessory meningeal artery
|Artery: Accessory meningeal artery|
|Plan of branches of internal maxillary artery. (Accessory meningeal visible top left)|
|Plan of branches of internal maxillary artery|
|Latin||ramus accessorius arteriae meningeae mediae|
|Gray's||subject #144 561|
The accessory meningeal artery (also accessory branch of middle meningeal artery, pterygomeningeal artery, small meningeal or parvidural branch) is a branch of the maxillary artery, sometimes derived from the middle meningeal artery.
Only about 10% of the blood flowing through this artery reaches intracranial structures. 
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- Norman/Georgetown lesson4 (infratempfossaart)
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