Pterygoid branches of maxillary artery

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Artery: Pterygoid branches of maxillary artery
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Plan of branches of internal maxillary artery. (Pterygoid labeled at center top.)
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Plan of branches of internal maxillary artery. (Visible but not labeled.)
Latin rami pterygoidei arteriae maxillaris
Gray's subject #144 561
Source maxillary artery   
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The pterygoid branches of the maxillary artery, irregular in their number and origin, supply the lateral pterygoid muscle and medial pterygoid muscle.

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