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Medical Term:

posterior superior alveolar artery


Definition: origin, third part of maxillary artery within pterygopalatine fossa; distribution, molar and premolar teeth, gingiva, and mucous membrane of maxillary sinus.

Synonym(s): arteria alveolaris superior posteriorTA, posterior alveolar artery, posterior dental artery

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