The posterior meningeal artery are small vessels which are branches of the ascending pharyngeal artery which supply the dura mater. It passes through the mastoid foramen before entering the cranium via the jugular foramen. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posterior_meningeal_artery ]

Synonyms: terminal branch of ascending pharyngeal artery

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arteria meningea posterior

posterior meningeal arteries

meningeal branches of the ascending pharyngeal artery

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