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posterior temporal branch of middle cerebral artery

 

Definition: a branch of the insular part (M2 segment) of the middle cerebral artery distributed to the cortex of the posterior part of the temporal lobe.

Synonym(s): ramus temporalis posterior arteriae cerebri mediaeTA, arteria temporalis posterior, posterior temporal artery

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