medial striate artery

(redirected from Heubner artery)

me·di·al stri·ate artery

artery arising at or just distal to the anterior communicating artery [TA]; distribution: anterior caudate and putamen and anterior limb of internal capsule. See: distal medial striate artery, proximal medial striate arteries.
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Johann O.L., German pediatrician, 1843-1926.
artery of Heubner - a cerebral artery. Synonym(s): medial striate artery
Heubner arteritis - inflammation of arteries within the circle of Willis secondary to chronic basal meningitis from tubercle bacillus or particular fungi.
Heubner-Herter disease - Synonym(s): Gee disease
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