Posterior septal branches of sphenopalatine artery

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Artery: Posterior septal branches of sphenopalatine artery
Latin Rami septales posteriores arteriae sphenopalatinae
Gray's p.562
Source Sphenopalatine artery

Crossing the under surface of the sphenoid the sphenopalatine artery ends on the nasal septum as the posterior septal branches; these anastomose with the ethmoidal arteries and the septal branch of the superior labial; one branch descends in a groove on the vomer to the incisive canal and anastomoses with the descending palatine artery.

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