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intermediate temporal branches of lateral occipital artery


Definition: the middle of three temporal branches of the lateral occipital artery (from posterior cerebral artery) distributed to the medial and inferior aspects of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum.

Synonym(s): rami temporales intermedii arteriae occipitalis lateralisTA, middle temporal branches of lateral occipital artery, rami temporales medii arteriae occipitalis lateralis

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