anterior inferior cerebellar artery

noun

Medical Definition of anterior inferior cerebellar artery

: an artery that arises from the basilar artery either alone or by a common trunk with the internal auditory artery, divides into branches distributed to the anterior parts of the inferior surface of the cerebellum, and gives off a branch that anastomoses with the posterior inferior cerebellar artery

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“Anterior inferior cerebellar artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anterior%20inferior%20cerebellar%20artery. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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