Pterygoid branches of maxillary artery

The pterygoid branches of the maxillary artery, irregular in their number and origin, supply the lateral pterygoid muscle and medial pterygoid muscle.

Pterygoid branches of maxillary artery
Plan of branches of internal maxillary artery. (Pterygoid labeled at center top.)
Plan of branches of internal maxillary artery. (Visible but not labeled.)
Details
Sourcemaxillary artery
Identifiers
Latinrami pterygoidei arteriae maxillaris
TAA12.2.05.073
FMA71682
Anatomical terminology

References

This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 561 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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