cerebral arteries


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ce·re·bral ar·ter·ies

arteries related to and supplying the cerebral cortex. See: anterior cerebral artery, middle cerebral artery, posterior cerebral artery.

ce·re·bral ar·te·ries

(serĕ-brăl ahrtĕr-ēz)
Those related to and supplying cerebral cortex.
See: anterior cerebral artery

cerebral arteries,

n.pl the arteries to the brain that supply the cerebrum.
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In one patient with a history of drug abuse (amphetamine), all the major cerebral arteries were very narrow and the transit time of the dye was delayed.
The TCD pressures of the anterior cerebral arteries were difficult to obtain probably due to severe spasm.
The posterior cerebral arteries supply the occipital lobes, medial and inferior surfaces of the temporal lobes, midbrain, and choroid plexuses of the third and lateral ventricles.
In addition, Doppler ultrasonography examination demonstrates increased quantity and size of atherosclerotic plaques in cerebral arteries.
3) The two anterior cerebral arteries frequently differ in size at their origin and the larger one reinforces the other through anterior communicating artery.
Involvement of the vertebrobasilar system is uncommon,18 although occasionally extensive infarctions in the distribution of both posterior cerebral arteries or small brainstem lesions may be observed.
Starting at week 12 of a high (2%) CHS diet, de-endothelized mesenteric arteries of different diameter (1000-1500, 500-1000, 250-500, and < 250 [micro]m), and cerebral arteries were obtained every 2 weeks for CHS determination.
With respect to specific effects on vascular function, we have previously shown that 17-[beta]-estradiol, three phytoestrogens (biochanin A, daidzein and genistein) and a mycoestrogen (zearalanone) induce relaxation of isolated cerebral arteries due to inhibition of extracelular [Ca.
Moyamoya disease is characterized by a slowly progressive stenosis and obliteration of the large vessels at the base of the brain, affecting mainly the supraclinoid segment of the internal carotid artery and the initial portion of the anterior or middle cerebral arteries and the posterior cerebral arteries (1).
Successful recanalization was defined as final Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) grade 2 or 3 flow in all treatable vessels (internal carotid artery, terminus of the internal carotid artery, and middle cerebral arteries 1 and 2).
One to three medium cerebral arteries originating from the internal carotid artery rostral branch were observed by the present study.
For example, ischemic strokes due to atheromas in the large cerebral arteries occurred significantly more often during periods of high pressure and high relative humidity So did ischemic strokes attributed to embolic heart disease, according to Dr.

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