anterior inferior cerebellar artery

(redirected from arteria inferior anterior cerebelli)
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an·te·ri·or in·fe·ri·or cer·e·bel·lar ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, basilar artery; distribution, inferior surface of lateral lobes of cerebellum, choroid plexus in cerebellopontine angle; anastomoses, posterior inferior cerebellar; usual source of labyrinthine artery.

an·te·ri·or in·fe·ri·or cer·e·bel·lar ar·te·ry

(an-tērē-ŏr in-fērē-ŏr serĕ-belăr ahrtĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, basilar artery; distribution, lower surface of lateral lobes of cerebellum, choroid plexus in cerebellopontine angle; anastomoses, posterior inferior cerebellar; usual source of labyrinthine artery.
Synonym(s): arteria inferior anterior cerebelli.

anterior inferior cerebellar artery

A branch of the basilar artery; it runs dorsally along the posterior edge of the pons and supplies blood to the hindbrain, the superior and middle cerebellar peduncles, and portions of the ventral cerebellum.
See: brain (Major arteries of the brain) for illus.
See also: artery

an·te·ri·or in·fe·ri·or cer·e·bel·lar ar·te·ry

(an-tērē-ŏr in-fērē-ŏr serĕ-belăr ahrtĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, basilar artery; distribution, inferior surface of lateral lobes of cerebellum, choroid plexus in cerebellopontine angle; anastomoses, posterior inferior cerebellar; usual source of labyrinthine artery.