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(anterior and posterior) radicular arteries


Definition: branches of spinal arteries distributed to the posterior and anterior roots of spinal nerves and their coverings.

See: spinal arteries, segmental medullary arteries

Synonym(s): arteriae radiculares (anterior et posterior)

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