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anterior septal branches of anterior ethmoidal artery


Definition: branches of the intracranial part of the anterior ethmoidal artery that pass through the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone, descending into the nasal cavity with the anterior ethmoidal nerves, and supply the anterosuperior aspect of the nasal septum.

Synonym(s): rami septales anteriores arteriae ethmoidalis anteriorisTA

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