communicating artery

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com·mu·ni·cat·ing ar·ter·y

an artery that connects two larger arteries. See: anterior communicating artery, posterior communicating artery.
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com·mu·ni·cat·ing ar·te·ry

(kŏ-myūn'i-kāt-ing ahr'tĕr-ē)
An artery that connects two larger arteries.
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communicating artery

The anterior or the posterior communicating artery in the circle of Willis at the base of the brain.
See also: artery
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