artery of pterygoid canal

artery of pterygoid canal
arteria canalis pterygoidei.

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  • pterygoid canal — n an anteroposterior canal in the base of each medial pterygoid plate of the sphenoid bone that gives passage to the Vidian artery and the Vidian nerve called also Vidian canal * * * canalis pterygoideus …   Medical dictionary

  • Artery of the pterygoid canal — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria canalis pterygoidei GraySubject = 146 GrayPage = 568 Caption = Plan of branches of internal maxillary artery. (Art. of pterygoid canal visible at upper right.) Caption2 = BranchFrom = Maxillary… …   Wikipedia

  • Pterygoid canal — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = c. pterygoideus GraySubject = 46 GrayPage = 180 Caption = Base of skull. Inferior surface. (Sphenoid is yellow.) Caption2 = Sphenoid bone. Anterior and inferior surfaces. (Pterygoid c. labeled at center… …   Wikipedia

  • Nerve of pterygoid canal — Nerve: Nerve of pterygoid canal Plan of the facial and intermediate nerves and their communication with other nerves. (Vidian nerve labeled at upper right.) Latin n. canalis pterygoidei Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • pterygoid canal — noun : a canal in the sphenoid bone transmitting the Vidian nerve and artery …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maxillary artery — Artery: Maxillary artery Plan of branches of maxillary artery. ( Internal maxillary is horizonal at left center.) …   Wikipedia

  • Artery — A vessel that carries blood that is high in oxygen content away from the heart to the farthest reaches of the body. Since blood in arteries is usually full of oxygen, the hemoglobin in the red blood cells is oxygenated. The resultant form of… …   Medical dictionary

  • canal — A duct or channel; a tubular structure. SEE ALSO: c., duct. SYN: canalis [TA]. [L. canalis] abdominal c. SYN: inguinal c.. accessory c. a channel leading from the root …   Medical dictionary

  • Middle meningeal artery — Artery: Middle meningeal artery Plan of branches of the maxillary artery …   Wikipedia

  • Ophthalmic artery — Artery: Ophthalmic artery The ophthalmic artery and its branches …   Wikipedia

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