Middle meningeal nerve
The middle meningeal nerve (meningeal or dural branch) is given off from the maxillary nerve (CN V2) directly after its origin from the trigeminal ganglion, before CN V2 enters the foramen rotundum.
|Middle meningeal nerve|
Left parietal bone. Inner surface. (Nerve not labeled, but grooves visible at bottom.)
|Latin||nervus meningeus medius|
|Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy|
It accompanies the middle meningeal artery and vein as the artery and vein enter the cranium through the foramen spinosum and supplies the dura mater.
- Left temporal bone. Inner surface.
This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 889 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.