Middle temporal artery
The middle temporal artery arises immediately above the zygomatic arch, and, perforating the temporal fascia, gives branches to the Temporalis, anastomosing with the deep temporal branches of the internal maxillary.
|Middle temporal artery
The arteries of the face and scalp. (Middle temporal visible near center.)
Lateral head anatomy detail
|Superficial temporal artery
|Arteria temporalis media
It occasionally gives off a zygomatico-orbital branch, which runs along the upper border of the zygomatic arch, between the two layers of the temporal fascia, to the lateral angle of the orbit.
- Left temporal bone. Outer surface.