meningeal artery

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  • noun

Synonyms for meningeal artery

any of three arteries supplying the meninges of the brain and neighboring structures

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Preoperatively, successful embolization of the tumor's blood supply from branches of the fight postauricular artery, the ascending pharyngeal artery, and a posterior branch of the right middle meningeal artery was performed.
An arteriogram revealed a prominent neovascular blush arising from the anterior branch of the left middle meningeal artery, lending credence to the preliminary diagnosis of meningioma.
The MRA revealed a dural arteriovenous fistula (AVF) between the left middle meningeal artery and a cortical vein with retrograde drainage into Labbe's vein (Figure 2).
The intrapetrosal portion is supplied by the superficial petrosal branch of the middle meningeal artery and the stylomastoid branch of the posterior auricular artery portion is supplied by the stylomastoid, posterior auricular, superficial temporal, and transverse facial arteries.
During the 11th week (80 mm), the external petrosal nerve arises from the facial nerve distal to the geniculate ganglion and courses with a branch of the middle meningeal artery.