Meningeal branch of occipital artery

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Meningeal branch of occipital artery
Latin ramus meningeus arteriae occipitalis
TA A12.2.05.035
FMA 49618
Anatomical terminology

The meningeal branch of occipital artery ascends with the internal jugular vein, and enters the skull through the jugular foramen and condyloid canal, to supply the dura mater in the posterior fossa.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 557 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)