posterior superior alveolar artery

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pos·te·ri·or su·pe·ri·or al·ve·o·lar ar·ter·y

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origin, third part of maxillary artery within pterygopalatine fossa; distribution, molar and premolar teeth, gingiva, and mucous membrane of maxillary sinus.

pos·te·ri·or su·pe·ri·or al·ve·o·lar ar·te·ry

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr al-vē'ŏ-lăr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, third part of maxillary artery within pterygopalatine fossa; distribution, molar and premolar teeth, gingiva, and mucous membrane of maxillary sinus.
Synonym(s): arteria alveolaris superior posterior, arteria tibialis posterior, posterior alveolar artery, posterior dental artery.
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According to different studies, this artery represents an intraosseous anastomosis between the superior posterior alveolar artery, a branch of the maxillary artery, and the infraorbital artery, level with the anterolateral wall of the maxillary sinus (Rahpeyma & Khajehahmadi; Maridati et al, 2014).

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