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middle temporal artery


Definition: origin, superficial temporal; distribution, temporal fascia and muscle; anastomoses, branches of maxillary.

Synonym(s): arteria temporalis mediaTA

See Also: middle temporal branch of insular part of middle cerebral artery, posterior temporal branch of middle cerebral artery

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