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parieto-occipital branch of medial occipital artery


Definition: a posterior branch of the medial occipital artery supplying the medial surface of the occipital lobe extending to area of the parieto-occipital sulcus of the cerebrum.

Synonym(s): ramus parieto-occipitalis arteriae occipitalis medialisTA

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