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Posterior alveolar artery

posterior alveolar artery --> posterior superior alveolar artery

(Science: anatomy, artery) origin, 3rd part of maxillary artery within pterygopalatine fossa; distribution, molar and premolar teeth, gingiva and mucous membrane of maxillary sinus.

Synonym: arteria alveolaris superior posterior, posterior alveolar artery, posterior dental artery.


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