Definition of Arteria basilaris

1. Noun. An unpaired artery; supplies the pons and cerebellum and the back part of the cerebrum and the inner ear.

Exact synonyms: Basilar Artery
Generic synonyms: Arteria, Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery
Group relationships: Caput, Head

Medical Definition of Arteria basilaris

1. Supplies the pons and gives rise to the vertebral arteries, Provides branches to the cerebrum and cerebellum. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arteria Basilaris

arteria alveolaris superior
arteria alveolaris superior posterior
arteria anastomotica auricularis magna
arteria anastomotica magna
arteria angularis
arteria aorta
arteria appendicularis
arteria arcuata
arteria articularis azygos
arteria ascendens
arteria auditiva interna
arteria auricularis
arteria auricularis posterior
arteria auricularis profunda
arteria axillaris
arteria basilaris (current term)
arteria brachialis
arteria brachialis superficialis
arteria buccalis
arteria bulbi penis
arteria bulbi urethrae
arteria bulbi vaginae
arteria bulbi vestibuli
arteria caecalis anterior
arteria caecalis posterior
arteria calcarina
arteria callosomarginalis
arteria canalis pterygoidei
arteria carotis
arteria carotis communis

Literary usage of Arteria basilaris

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Pathological Anatomy of the Ear by Hermann Schwartze (1878)
"... and embolus of the arteria auditiva interna, a branch of the arteria basilaris, and also from aneurism of the arteria basilaris and carotis. ..."

2. The Anatomical and histological dissection of the human ear: In the Normal by Adam Politzer (1892)
"This takes its origin mostly from the arteria basilaris, sometimes, however, ... Where it arises from the arteria basilaris, it crosses the medulla ..."

3. Sitzungsberichte by Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien (1904)
"... der arteria basilaris (A. bj Fig. 9. Da der Tumor mit seinem hinteren Pole an den Pons (P) ... (Im Bilde ist die arteria basilaris aus der Furche ..."

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