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Medical Term:

stapedial branch of posterior tympanic artery


branch arising either directly from the posterior tympanic artery or its parent artery, the stylomastoid artery; supplies stapedius muscle.

Synonym(s): ramus stapedius arteriae tympanicae posteriorisTA, ramus stapedius arteriae stylomastoideae, stapedial branch of stylomastoid artery

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