Meningeal branches of vertebral artery

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Meningeal branches of vertebral artery
Source vertebral artery
Supplies meninges
Latin rami meningei arteriae vertebralis
Anatomical terminology

The meningeal branches of vertebral artery (posterior meningeal branch) springs from the vertebral opposite the foramen magnum, ramifies between the bone and dura mater in the cerebellar fossa, and supplies the falx cerebelli.

It is frequently represented by one or two small branches.


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