stylomastoid artery

(redirected from Stylomastoid branch)

sty·lo·mas·toid ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, posterior auricular; distribution, external acoustic meatus, mastoid cells, semicircular canals, stapedius muscle, and vestibule; anastomoses, tympanic branches of internal carotid and ascending pharyngeal, and labyrinthine arteries.
Synonym(s): arteria stylomastoidea [TA]
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sty·lo·mas·toid ar·te·ry

(stī'lō-mas'toyd ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, posterior auricular; distribution, external acoustic meatus, mastoid cells, semicircular canals, stapedius muscle, and vestibule; anastomoses, tympanic branches of internal carotid and ascending pharyngeal, and labyrinthine arteries.
Synonym(s): arteria stylomastoidea [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

sty·lo·mas·toid ar·te·ry

(stī'lō-mas'toyd ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, posterior auricular; distribution, external acoustic meatus, mastoid cells, semicircular canals, stapedius muscle, and vestibule; anastomoses, tympanic branches of internal carotid and ascending pharyngeal, and labyrinthine arteries.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The arterial blood supply is typically the ascending pharyngeal artery and the stylomastoid branch of the occipital artery.
The intrapetrosal portion is supplied by the superficial petrosal branch of the middle meningeal artery and the stylomastoid branch of the posterior auricular artery portion is supplied by the stylomastoid, posterior auricular, superficial temporal, and transverse facial arteries.