caroticotympanic arteries (of internal carotid artery)
Definition: small branches from the petrous part of the internal carotid artery supplying the tympanic cavity; anastomose with the anterior tympanic and maxillary arteries.
Synonym(s): arteriae caroticotympanicae (arteriae carotidis internae)TA, rami caroticotympanici
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