internal carotid artery

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in·ter·nal ca·rot·id ar·ter·y (ICA),

[TA]
arises from the common carotid opposite upper border of thyroid cartilage (C4 vertebral level) and terminates in the middle cranial fossa by dividing into the anterior and middle cerebral arteries; for descriptive purposes, it is divided into four parts: cervical, petrous, cavernous, and cerebral.
Synonym(s): arteria carotis interna [TA]

in·ter·nal ca·rot·id ar·te·ry

(in-tĕr'năl kă-rot'id ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
It arises from the common carotid opposite upper border of thyroid cartilage (C4 vertebral level) and terminates in the middle cranial fossa by dividing into the anterior and middle cerebral arteries.
Synonym(s): arteria carotis interna.

internal carotid artery

One of the two main divisions of the common CAROTID ARTERY. The internal carotid supplies blood to the main part of the brain (CEREBRUM) and associated structures, including the eye.
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Yakinci, "Dissection of bilateral internal carotid arteries and occlusion of both vertebral arteries in a child patient," Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, vol.
(1, 2, 3) Recognised in Japan in the 1960s, this is a progressive occlusive cerebral arteritis affecting the distal internal carotid arteries near the circle of Willis.
Internal carotid arteries and vertebral arteries form circle of Wills for brain blood supply2.
The average mean of six segments of intima-media thickness was taken as mean CIMT of right and left common carotid, bifurcation and internal carotid arteries.
The common carotid arteries (CCA) of dog ended near a transverse plane passing throughout the hyoid bone body originating on the both sides the right and left external carotids (ECA) as well as the right and left internal carotid arteries (ICA).
-- Smoking apparently causes irreversible narrowing of the aorta and internal carotid arteries, Dr.
(1) However, it has been postulated that incomplete straightening of the carotid vessels enables the embryonic angulation to persist, resulting in congenitally tortuous or aberrant internal carotid arteries in the retropharyngeal space.
Bilateral hypoplasia of the internal carotid arteries associated with aneurysm of the right posterior communicating artery.
The Circle of Willis (Fig 4) located at the base of the skull is a small area of less than one square inch.[12] It is formed by branches of the internal carotid arteries and the vertebrobasilar system.[25] These branches include the two anterior cerebral arteries, the anterior communicating artery, the two posterior communicating arteries and two posterior cerebral arteries.
Incidental finding noted was kissing carotids (bilateral internal carotid arteries) due to its medial course (Figures 3(a) and 3(b)).
Bilateral 'hypoplasia' of the internal carotid arteries. Neurology 1968; 18: 1149-56.
The circuit is formed by the internal carotid arteries branch, such as: caudal communicant arteries, rostral branch, rostral cerebral arteries, and rostral communicant arteries.

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