Pterygoid branches of maxillary artery

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Pterygoid branches of maxillary artery
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Plan of branches of internal maxillary artery. (Pterygoid labeled at center top.)
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Plan of branches of internal maxillary artery. (Visible but not labeled.)
Details
Latin rami pterygoidei arteriae maxillaris
Source maxillary artery
Identifiers
Gray's p.561
Dorlands
/Elsevier
r_02/12691840
TA A12.2.05.073
FMA 71682
Anatomical terminology

The pterygoid branches of the maxillary artery, irregular in their number and origin, supply the lateral pterygoid muscle and medial pterygoid muscle.

Branches of the maxillary artery.

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

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