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Internal carotid artery

Internal carotid artery

(Science: anatomy, artery) arises from the common carotid opposite upper border of thyroid cartilage (C-4 vertebral level) and terminates in the middle cranial fossa by dividing into the anterior and middle cerebral arteries; for descriptive purposes it is divided into four parts: cervical, petrous, cavernous, and cerebral.

Synonym: arteria carotis interna.


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Re: The Axial Skeleton Helllllp!!??

... important. the spheniod bone contains: 1) the internal carotid canal - containing the the major artery that supplies blood to the brain 2) three foramen - foramen ...

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Ununiform blood flow to the hemispheres of the brain

... of the joining up of the 4 major vessels (two internal carotid arteries and two vertebral arteries) at the base ... with even 60% and more blockage of a carotid artery (showing the efficiency of the Circle of Willis). ...

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