posterior meningeal artery

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Related to arteria meningea posterior: Arteria meningea media, arteria meningea anterior

pos·te·ri·or me·nin·ge·al ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, ascending pharyngeal; distribution, dura mater of posterior cranial fossa; anastomoses, branches of middle meningeal and vertebral.
Synonym(s): arteria meningea posterior [TA]

posterior meningeal artery

The terminal branch of the ascending pharyngeal artery; it enters the skull through the jugular foramen to supply the meninges of the cerebellar fossa.
See also: artery