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clivus branches of cerebral part of internal carotid artery


Definition: small branches arising near the ophthalmic artery that pass medially and inferiorly to the sphenoidal portion of the clivus.

Synonym(s): rami clivales partis cerebralis arteriae carotidis internaeTA

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