Middle temporal artery
|Artery: Middle temporal artery|
|The arteries of the face and scalp. (Middle temporal visible near center.)|
|Latin||arteria temporalis media|
|Gray's||subject #144 558|
|Source||superficial temporal artery|
The middle temporal artery arises immediately above the zygomatic arch, and, perforating the temporal fascia, gives branches to the Temporalis, anastomosing with the deep temporal branches of the internal maxillary.
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