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posterior septal branches of sphenopalatine artery


Definition: one of the branches of the sphenopalatine artery that supplies the nasal septum and accompanies the nasopalatine nerve.

Synonym(s): rami septales posteriores arteriae sphenopalatinaeTA, arteria nasalis posterior septi, posterior septal artery of nose, posterior septal branch of nose, ramus septi posterioris nasalis

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