anterior ethmoidal artery

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an·te·ri·or eth·moi·dal ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, ophthalmic; distribution, central dura mater of anterior cranial fossa, anterior ethmoidal cells, frontal sinus, anterior upper part of nasal mucous membrane, skin of dorsum of nose.

anterior ethmoidal artery

an artery that supplies the nasal septum and lateral wall and ends as the dorsal nasal artery.

an·te·ri·or eth·moi·dal ar·te·ry

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr eth-moyd'ăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, ophthalmic; distribution, cerebral membranes in anterior cranial fossa, anterior ethmoidal cells, frontal sinus, anterior upper part of nasal mucous membrane, skin of dorsum of nose.
Synonym(s): arteria ethmoidalis anterior.

an·te·ri·or eth·moi·dal ar·te·ry

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr eth-moyd'ăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, ophthalmic; distribution, central dura mater of anterior cranial fossa, anterior ethmoidal cells, frontal sinus, anterior upper part of nasal mucous membrane, skin of dorsum of nose.
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4) In cases in which nasal trauma has caused epistaxis, ligation of the anterior ethmoidal vessels is often the procedure of choice.

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