Superior tympanic artery
|Artery: Superior tympanic artery|
|Latin||Arteria tympanica superior|
|Supplies||Tensor tympani muscle|
|Source||Middle meningeal artery|
The superior tympanic artery is a small artery in the head. It is a branch of the middle meningeal artery. On entering the cranium it runs in the canal for the tensor tympani muscle and supplies this muscle and the lining membrane of the canal.
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