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middle temporal branch of insular part of middle cerebral artery


Definition: a branch of the insular part (M2 segment) of the middle cerebral artery supplying the cortex of the temporal lobe between the anterior and posterior temporal arteries.

Synonym(s): ramus temporalis medius partis insularis arteriae cerebrae mediaeTA, arteria temporalis intermedia, intermediate temporal artery

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