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Medical Term:

anterior spinal artery


origin, intracranial part of vertebral artery; distribution, anteromedial spinal cord and adjacent pia mater; anastomoses, anterior segmental medullary arteries of spinal branches of vertebral, intercostal and lumbar arteries.

Synonym(s): arteria spinalis anteriorTA

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