Posterior ethmoidal artery

Dr Craig Hacking et al.

The posterior ethmoidal artery is a branch of the ophthalmic artery. It supplies the posterior ethmoidal sinuses, dura and nasal cavity.


It passes through the posterior ethmoidal foramen to enter the anterior cranial fossa where it gives off meningeal and nasal branches.

Head and neck anatomy
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rID: 51776
Section: Anatomy
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