cavernous part of internal carotid artery
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cav·ern·ous part of in·ter·nal ca·rot·id ar·ter·y[TA]
the more tortuous portion of the internal carotid artery that traverses the cavernous sinus; it has numerous small branches.
Synonym(s): pars cavernosa arteriae carotidis internae [TA]
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