Meningeal artery media

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A. meningea media (red)

The arteria meningea media ("middle meninges - artery ") is an arterial blood vessel originating in humans, horses and dogs from the maxillary artery ( arteria maxillaris ) . It runs through the foramen spinosum of the sphenoid bone into the cranial cavity and supplies the dura mater and the cranial cranial bones , together with the arteria meningea anterior and the arteria meningea posterior .


The arteria meningea media branches within the cranial cavity into:


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