Anterior Communicating Artery

Anterior Communicating Artery The structure indicated is the anterior communicating artery. The anterior communicating artery connects the left cerebral artery to the right cerebral artery. It is one of the blood vessels which contributes to the arterial Circle of Willis – an anastomosis of arterial vessels located on the base of the brain, consisting of the following arteries: Anterior cerebral artery Anterior communicating artery Internal carotid artery Posterior cerebral artery Posterior communicating artery The anterior cerebral artery also gives rise to small collateral vessels which supply the frontal lobes and basal forebrain. This vessel is a common site for the …

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