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Medical Term:

inferior terminal (cortical) branches of middle cerebral artery


part of the M2 segment of the middle cerebral artery, arising distal to the M1 segment (main trunk) deep in the lateral sulcus between temporal lobe and insula; with the superior terminal (cortical) branches (trunks) and the insular arteries.

Synonym(s): rami terminales arteriae cerebri mediiTA, M2 segment of middle cerebral artery

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