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postcommunicating part of anterior cerebral artery


Definition: portion of anterior cerebral artery distal to the anterior communicating artery. Based on recent clinical observations, the postcommunicating part of the anterior cerebral artery may be divided into segments A2–A5.

Synonym(s): pars postcommunicalis arteriae cerebri anteriorisTA, A2 segment of anterior cerebral artery, segmentum A2 arteriae cerebri anterioris

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