meningeal artery

meningeal artery
meningeal artery n any of several arteries supplying the meninges of the brain and neighboring structures esp MIDDLE MENINGEAL ARTERY

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  • meningeal artery — noun any of three arteries supplying the meninges of the brain and neighboring structures • Syn: ↑arteria meningea • Hypernyms: ↑artery, ↑arteria, ↑arterial blood vessel • Hyponyms: ↑anterior meningeal artery, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • Posterior meningeal artery — Artery: Posterior meningeal artery Posterior meningeal groove labeled at bottom left. Latin arteria meningea posterior Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Accessory meningeal artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = ramus accessorius arteriae meningeae mediae GraySubject = 144 GrayPage = 561 Caption = Plan of branches of internal maxillary artery. (Accessory meningeal visible top left) Caption2 = Plan of branches of… …   Wikipedia

  • Petrosal branch of middle meningeal artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = ramus petrosus arteriae meningeae mediae GraySubject = 144 GrayPage = 560 Caption = The course and connections of the facial nerve in the temporal bone. Caption2 = The otic ganglion and its branches.… …   Wikipedia

  • middle meningeal artery — n a branch of the first portion of the maxillary artery that is the largest artery supplying the dura mater, enters the cranium through the foramen spinosum, and divides into anterior and posterior branches in a groove in the greater wing of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • anterior meningeal artery — noun branch of the anterior ethmoidal artery that supplies meninges in the anterior cranial fossa • Hypernyms: ↑meningeal artery, ↑arteria meningea …   Useful english dictionary

  • middle meningeal artery — noun branch of the maxillary artery; its branches supply meninges • Hypernyms: ↑meningeal artery, ↑arteria meningea …   Useful english dictionary

  • posterior meningeal artery — noun branch of the ascending pharyngeal artery that supplies the dura mater of the posterior cranial fossa • Hypernyms: ↑meningeal artery, ↑arteria meningea …   Useful english dictionary

  • meningeal artery accessory — ramus accessorius arteriae meningeae mediae …   Medical dictionary

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