internal auditory artery

noun

: a long slender artery that arises from the basilar artery or one of its branches, accompanies the auditory nerve through the internal auditory canal, and is distributed to the inner ear

called also labyrinthine artery

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“Internal auditory artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/internal%20auditory%20artery. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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