Pterygoid branches of maxillary artery

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Artery: 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.)
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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