Petrosal branch of middle meningeal artery

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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.
Details
Latin Ramus petrosus arteriae meningeae mediae
Source
Middle meningeal artery
Identifiers
Gray's p.560
Dorlands
/Elsevier
r_02/12691548
TA A12.2.05.066
FMA FMA:49719
Anatomical terminology

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.