Pharyngeal branches of ascending pharyngeal artery

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Artery: Pharyngeal branches of ascending pharyngeal artery
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The internal carotid and vertebral arteries. Right side.
Latin rami pharyngeales arteriae pharyngeae ascendentis
Gray's subject #144 557
Supplies pharynx
Source ascending pharyngeal artery   
Dorlands
/ Elsevier
    
r_02/12691555

The pharyngeal branches of ascending pharyngeal artery are small branches of the ascending pharyngeal artery.

They are are three or four in number. Two of these descend to supply the Constrictores pharyngis medius and inferior and the Stylopharyngeus, ramifying in their substance and in the mucous membrane lining them.



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