Pontine arteries

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Pontine arteries
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Diagram of the arterial circulation at the base of the brain. (Pontine labeled at center left.)
Details
Latin arteriae ad pontem
Supplies pons
Source
basilar artery
Identifiers
Gray's p.580
Dorlands
/Elsevier
a_61/12155530
TA A12.2.08.021
FMA FMA:70796
Anatomical terminology

The pontine arteries are a number of small vessels which come off at right angles from either side of the basilar artery and supply the pons and adjacent parts of the brain.[1]

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  1. ^ Refer to diagram.

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