Anterior tympanic artery

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Jeffrey Cheng et al.

The anterior tympanic artery is the second named branch of the first part of the maxillary artery. The vessel passes through the petrotympanic fissure to supply the lining of the middle ear and accompanies the chorda tympani in its course.

Anatomy: Head and neck
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rID: 57083
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs, stub
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