glaserian artery

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

an·te·ri·or tym·pan·ic ar·ter·y

origin, first (retromandibular) part of the maxillary; distribution, middle ear; anastomoses, tympanic branches of internal carotid and ascending pharyngeal and stylomastoid.

glaserian artery

A branch of the internal maxillary artery that supplies the tympanum.
See also: artery


Johann H., Swiss anatomist, 1629-1675.
glaserian artery - Synonym(s): anterior tympanic artery
glaserian fissure - Synonym(s): petrotympanic fissure