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posterolateral central arteries


Definition: the circumflex mesencephalic branches, several small branches of the postcommunical part (P2 segment) of the posterior cerebral artery distributed to the lateral posterior part of the midbrain.

Synonym(s): arteriae centrales posterolateralesTA

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