meningeal artery

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n meningeal artery any of three arteries supplying the meninges of the brain and neighboring structures
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Usage

In literature:

Compression may be caused by depressed bone or effused blood (rupture of middle meningeal artery) and serum.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
A little thrombus in a statesman's meningeal artery will throw an empire out of gear.
"Essays in Radical Empiricism" by William James
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