adjective[attributive] Anatomy & Zoology
Relating to the stapes.
- The stapedial artery originates as a dorsal branch of the second aortic arch and is a part of the carotid artery system.
- No sulcus for a stapedial artery can be clearly identified on either specimen.
- The embryonic hyoid artery arises from the cephalic aspect of the internal carotid artery to form the stapedial and caroticotympanic branches before subsequent regression 15.
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