Anastomotic branch of middle meningeal artery with lacrimal artery

[TA] a branch of the middle meningeal artery arising in the cranial cavity that runs anteriorly through the superior orbital fissure to anastomose with the lacrimal artery.orbital branch of middle meningeal artery SYN: ramus anastomoticus arteria meningeae mediae cum arteriae lacrimali [TA].