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Medical Term:

mastoid branches of posterior tympanic artery


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

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