Meningeal branch of the mandibular nerve
|Nerve: Meningeal branch of the mandibular nerve|
|Sphenoid bone. Upper surface. (Foramen spinosum labeled left, second from bottom.)|
|Latin||ramus meningeus nervi mandibularis|
|Gray's||subject #200 894|
It divides into two branches, anterior and posterior, which accompany the main divisions of the artery and supply the dura mater:
- The posterior branch also supplies the mucous lining of the mastoid cells.
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