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Posterior ethmoidal artery

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

Course

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

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

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rID: 51776
Section: Anatomy
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