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- arises from petrous portion of ICA
- passes thru foramen lacerum
- ends in oropharynx or continues as
- artery of pterygoid canal
- anastamoses with branches of:
- ascending pharyngeal a.
- accessory meningeal a.
- descending + ascending palatine aa.
Charles E. Kahn, Jr., MD - 2 February 1995
Last updated: 1 October 2013
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