Meningeal branches of vertebral artery

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Artery: Meningeal branches of vertebral artery
Latin rami meningei arteriae vertebralis
Gray's subject #148 578
Supplies meninges
Source vertebral artery   
/ Elsevier

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

The meningeal branches of vertebral artery (posterior meningeal branch) springs from the vertebral opposite the foramen magnum, ramifies between the bone and dura mater in the cerebellar fossa, and supplies the falx cerebelli.

It is frequently represented by one or two small branches.

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