meningeal branch of mandibular nerve

me·nin·ge·al branch of man·dib·u·lar nerve

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a recurrent branch of the mandibular nerve that passes superiorly through foramen spinosum to be distributed with the posterior division of the middle meningeal artery to the meninges of the posterior portion of the middle cranial fossa.
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One such foramen is the Foramen Spinosum (FS) which is located in close proximity postero-lateral to Foramen ovale (FO) and transmits the middle meningeal vessels, the meningeal branch of mandibular nerve and the nervous spinosus (Dogan et al.; Srimani et al., 2014).

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