Pontine arteries

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][a]

Pontine arteries
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Diagram of the arterial circulation at the base of the brain. (Pontine labeled at center left.)
Details
Sourcebasilar artery
Suppliespons
Identifiers
Latinarteriae ad pontem
TA98A12.2.08.021
TA24559
FMA70796
Anatomical terminology

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NotesEdit

  1. ^ Refer to diagram.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Siegel, Allan; Sapru, Hreday N. (2010). Essential Neuroscience. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. p. 51. ISBN 9780781783835. Retrieved 7 March 2018. Pontine arteries supply pons.

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