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posterior inferior cerebellar artery


Definition: origin, intracranial part of vertebral artery; distribution, lateral medulla, choroid plexus of fourth ventricle, and cerebellum; anastomoses, superior cerebellar and anterior inferior cerebellar artery; gives rise to posterior spinal artery [TA], cerebellar tonsillar branch [TA], and choroidal branch to fourth ventricle [TA].

Synonym(s): arteria inferior posterior cerebelliTA

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