Anterior Ethmoidal Artery
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Anterior Ethmoidal Artery
Anterior ethmoidal artery
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The ophthalmic artery and its branches
(anterior and posterior ethmoid labeled at left)
Details
SourceOphthalmic artery
BranchesAnterior meningeal artery and nasal branches
VeinEthmoidal veins
SuppliesAnterior and middle ethmoidal cells, frontal sinus
Identifiers
LatinArteria ethmoidalis anterior
TAA12.2.06.039
FMA49986
Anatomical terminology

The anterior ethmoidal artery, also anterior ethmoid artery is an artery of the head.

Course

Once it branches from the ophthalmic artery, it accompanies the nasociliary nerve through the anterior ethmoidal canal to supply the anterior and middle ethmoidal cells, frontal sinus, and anterosuperior aspect of the lateral nasal wall.

Branches

When entering the cranium, it gives off:

See also

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