cerebral artery


cerebral artery
noun
any of the arteries supplying blood to the cerebral cortex
Syn: ↑arteria cerebri
Hypernyms: ↑artery, ↑arteria, ↑arterial blood vessel

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noun
: any of the arteries supplying the cerebral cortex, the anterior and middle arising from the internal carotid and the posterior bifurcating from the basilar

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