frontal branch of middle meningeal artery
frontal branch of middle meningeal artery[TA]
the anterior and larger terminal branch (with the parietal branch) of the middle meningeal artery; runs in deep bony groove, often perforating the bone of the lateralmost part of the sphenoid ridge, supplying the anterior portion of the lateral and superior dura and inner table and diploë of cranium.
Synonym(s): ramus frontalis arteriae meningeae mediae [TA]
fron·tal branch of mid·dle me·nin·ge·al ar·te·ry(frŏntăl branch midĕl mĕ-ninjē-ăl ahrtĕr-ē) [TA]
Anterior and larger terminal branch of middle meningeal artery; runs in deep bony groove, often perforating bone of lateralmost part of sphenoid ridge.