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Medical Term:

lateral medullary branches (of intracranial part) of vertebral artery


Definition: minute branches of the vertebral artery (or its larger branches) that course laterally along the ventral aspect of the medulla oblongata.

Synonym(s): rami medullares laterales (partis intracranialis) arteriae vertebralisTA

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