superior cerebellar artery

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su·pe·ri·or cer·e·bel·lar ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, basilar; distribution, upper surface of cerebellum, colliculi, and most of the cerebellar nuclei; anastomoses, posterior inferior cerebellar; gives rise to medial branches [TA] and lateral branches [TA].
Synonym(s): arteria superior cerebelli [TA]

su·pe·ri·or cer·e·bel·lar ar·te·ry

(sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr ser'ĕ-bel'ăr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, basilar; distribution, upper surface of cerebellum, colliculi, and most of the cerebellar nuclei; anastomoses, posterior inferior cerebellar.

superior cerebellar artery

A branch of the basilar artery; it sends branches to the midbrain, pons, medial cerebellum, and deep cerebellar nuclei.
See: brain (Major arteries of the brain) for illus.
See also: artery
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