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anastomotic branch of middle meningeal artery with lacrimal artery


Definition: a branch of the middle meningeal artery arising in the cranial cavity that runs anteriorly through the superior orbital fissure to anastomose with the lacrimal artery.

See: orbital branch of middle meningeal artery

Synonym(s): ramus anastomoticus arteria meningeae mediae cum arteriae lacrimaliTA

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