Temporal branches


Temporal branches

Temporal branches can refer to any one of several different structures near the temple (anatomy) or temporal bone:

* Nerves
** Temporal branches of the facial nerve - "rami temporales nervi facialis"
** superficial temporal branches of auriculotemporal nerve - "rami temporales superficiales nervi auriculotemporalis"
* Arteries
** Temporal branches of the middle meningeal artery
** Temporal branches of the middle cerebral artery
** posterior temporal branches of lateral occipital artery - "rami temporales posteriores arteriae occipitalis lateralis"
** anterior temporal branches of lateral occipital artery - "rami temporales anteriores arteriae occipitalis lateralis"


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  • Occipital branches of occipital artery — Artery: Occipital branches of occipital artery Latin rami occipitales arteriae occipitalis Gray s subject #144 557 Source occipital artery    The occipital branches of occipital artery are terminal branches of the occ …   Wikipedia