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Arteries

Arteries of the Brain

The blood supply to the brain is supplied by 4 arteries: 2 vertebral arteries and 2 internal carotid arteries. The 2 vertebral arteries goes into the skull via the foramen magnum and link at the lower border of the pons to create the basilar artery, which ascends

Internal Carotid Artery

Among two concluding branches of the common carotid artery is the internal carotid artery but it is comparatively more straight. It is said to be an upward extension of the common carotid artery. Structures inside the skull and in the orbit are supplied by it. It is

Superficial Temporal Artery

Superficial temporal artery is one of the main arteries of the scalp. It supplies anterior and posterior quadrants of the scalp posterior part of the face, auricle, parotid gland etc. This artery commences as the smaller terminal branch of the external carotid artery. It is formed behind

Middle Meningeal Artery

The middle meningeal artery is generally the third branch of the first portion a.k.a. retromandibular part of the maxillary artery, which is among the two last divisions of the external carotid artery. The middle meningeal artery is the largest among three paired arteries which supply the meninges.

Transverse Facial Artery

It supplies anterolateral aspect of the face. Commencement from the superficial temporal artery within the parotid gland. The transverse facial artery is in a transitional position relative to the vessels of the scalp and those of the face proper. It is involved in the equilibrium between these

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