Absence of foramen spinosum and abnormal middle meningeal artery in cranial series.

@article{Nikolova2012AbsenceOF,
  title={Absence of foramen spinosum and abnormal middle meningeal artery in cranial series.},
  author={Silviya Nikolova and Diana Hristova Toneva and Yordan A Yordanov and Nikolai Elenkov Lazarov},
  journal={Anthropologischer Anzeiger; Bericht uber die biologisch-anthropologische Literatur},
  year={2012},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={351-66}
}
In comparative and evolutionary aspects in humans, the middle meningeal artery enters the cranium through the foramen spinosum, whereas in great apes the middle meningeal artery can enter the cranium through foramen spinosum, through foramen ovale or through petrosphenoid fissure. Generally, in nonhuman primates the anterior meningeal system is associated with the ophthalmic branch of the internal carotid artery. The vessels joining the two systems pass through the additional channels: the… CONTINUE READING