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anterior vestibular artery


Definition: origin: as a terminal branch, with the common cochlear artery, of the labyrinthine artery; branch: vestibulocochlear artery; distribution: to vestibular ganglion, utricle and (especially the ampullae of the) lateral and posterior semicircular ducts.

Synonym(s): arteria vestibularis anteriorTA, arteria vestibuli

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