meningeal branch of vagus nerve

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me·nin·ge·al branch of va·gus nerve

a branch of the superior ganglion of the vagus supplying the meninges of the posterior cranial fossa.
Synonym(s): ramus meningeus nervi vagi [TA]
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GROSS ANATOMY AND CLINICAL CORELATION: The vessels passing through the superior orbital fissure and the cranioorbital foramen contribute to arterial supply of anterior part of dura of middle cranial fossa and form anastomoses between ophthalmic artery and middle meningeal artery or dural branches of internal carotid artery.