Medical Definition of Arteria cerebri anterior

1. One of the two terminal branches (with middle cerebral artery) of the internal carotid; it passes anterior, loops around the genu of the corpus callosum then posteriorly in the interhemispheric fissure along with its fellow of the opposite side, the two being joined by the anterior communicating artery; for descriptive purposes it is divided into two parts: the precommunical part (A2 segment of clinical terminology), supplying branches to the thalamus and corpus striatum, and the postcommunical part, (A2) or pericallosal artery, supplying branches to the cortex of the medial parts of the frontal and parietal lobes. Synonym: arteria cerebri anterior. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arteria Cerebri Anterior

arteria canalis pterygoidei
arteria carotis
arteria carotis communis
arteria carotis externa
arteria carotis interna
arteria caudae pancreatis
arteria celiaca
arteria centralis brevis
arteria centralis longa
arteria centralis retinae
arteria cerebelli
arteria cerebelli inferior anterior
arteria cerebelli inferior posterior
arteria cerebelli superior
arteria cerebri
arteria cerebri anterior (current term)
arteria cerebri media
arteria cerebri posterior
arteria cervicalis ascendens
arteria cervicalis profunda
arteria cervicalis superficialis
arteria choroidea
arteria choroidea anterior
arteria choroidea posterior
arteria ciliaris
arteria ciliaris anterior
arteria ciliaris posterior brevis
arteria ciliaris posterior longa
arteria circumflexa femoris

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