posterior ethmoidal artery


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pos·te·ri·or eth·moi·dal ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, ophthalmic; distribution, posterior ethmoidal cells and upper posterior part of lateral wall of nasal cavity.

posterior ethmoidal artery

an artery that supplies the ethmoidal air cells and the nasal cavity.

pos·te·ri·or eth·moi·dal ar·te·ry

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr eth-moyd'ăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, ophthalmic; distribution, posterior ethmoidal cells and upper posterior part of lateral wall of nasal cavity.
Synonym(s): arteria ethmoidalis posterior.
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