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Arteries

Trigeminal Nerve

Trigeminal Nerve is a mixed nerve consisting of both the motor and sensory fibres but mainly it’s sensory. It is the 5th cranial nerve. It includes three large nerves: ophthalmic, maxillary and mandibular, therefore the name trigeminal nerve. It’s a motor nerve to the muscles of mastication

Infraorbital Artery

Origin The infraorbital artery originates from the infraorbital foramen along with the infraorbital nerve and is a terminal branch of the maxillary artery. Insertion Along most of its course and on exiting the foramen, this small artery which has the diameter of approx. 1.0 mm accompanies the

Arteries of the Brain

The blood supply to the brain is supplied by 4 arteries: 2 vertebral arteries and 2 internal carotid arteries. The 2 vertebral arteries goes into the skull via the foramen magnum and link at the lower border of the pons to create the basilar artery, which ascends

Occipital Artery

The occipital artery arises from the posterior surface of the external carotid artery, and goes through Internal carotid artery Internal jugular vein, and vagus and accessory nerves. Origin The occipital artery arises from the posterior surface of the external carotid artery, in proportion to the angle of the

Superficial Temporal Artery

Superficial temporal artery is one of the main arteries of the scalp. It supplies anterior and posterior quadrants of the scalp posterior part of the face, auricle, parotid gland etc. This artery commences as the smaller terminal branch of the external carotid artery. It is formed behind

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