Skip to Content

mastoid branches of posterior tympanic artery


Definition: branches from stylomastoid branch of posterior auricular artery arising within the facial canal, distributed to the mastoid air cells.

Synonym(s): rami mastoidei arteriae tympanicae posteriorisTA, mastoid branches of posterior auricular artery, rami mastoidei arteriae auricularis posterioris

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.