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collicular artery


Definition: origin: precommunicating part (P1 segment) of posterior cerebral artery; distribution: to superior and inferior colliculi (corpora quadrigemina) of tectum of midbrain.

Synonym(s): arteria collicularisTA, arteria quadrigeminalis, quadrigeminal artery

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