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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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