Petrosal branch of middle meningeal artery

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Artery: Petrosal branch of middle meningeal artery
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The course and connections of the facial nerve in the temporal bone.
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The otic ganglion and its branches.
Latin Ramus petrosus arteriae meningeae mediae
Gray's p.560
Source Middle meningeal artery

The petrosal branch of middle meningeal artery enters the hiatus for greater petrosal nerve, supplies the facial nerve and anastomoses with the stylomastoid branch of the posterior auricular artery.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.