anastomotic branch of middle meningeal artery with lacrimal artery

a·nas·to·mot·ic branch of mid·dle me·nin·ge·al ar·ter·y with lac·ri·mal ar·ter·y

a branch of the middle meningeal artery arising in the cranial cavity that runs anteriorly through the superior orbital fissure to anastomose with the lacrimal artery. See: orbital branch of middle meningeal artery.