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medial frontobasal artery


Definition: the first branch of the postcommunicating part (A2 segment) of the anterior cerebral artery (pericallosal artery); it supplies the medial half of the inferior surface of the frontal cortex.

Synonym(s): arteria frontobasalis medialisTA, arteria orbitofrontalis medialis, medial orbitofrontal artery, orbital artery

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