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Pontine arteries

Artery: Pontine arteries
Diagram of the arterial circulation at the base of the brain. (Pontine labeled at center left.)
Latin arteriae pontis
Gray's subject #148 580
Supplies pons
Source basilar artery
Dorlands/Elsevier a_61/12155530

The pontine arteries are a number of small vessels which come off at right angles from either side of the basilar artery and supply the pons and adjacent parts of the brain.

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