The first branch of the left and right subclavian arteries that merge to form the single midline basilar artery; branches of the vertebral arteries supply the musculature of the neck. [ https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0-683-40008-8 MP : 0011513 ]

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Term information

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Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core, human_reference_atlas

comment
  • The two vertebral arteries and the basilar artery are sometimes together called the vertebrobasilar system, which supplies blood to the posterior part of circle of Willis and anastomoses with blood supplied to the anterior part of the circle of Willis from the carotid arteries. [WP,unvetted]
definition
  • The first branch of the left and right subclavian arteries that merge to form the single midline basilar artery; branches of the vertebral arteries supply the musculature of the neck.
depicted by
  • https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/ff/Vertebral_artery.png
has related synonym
  • vertebral arteries
  • arteria vertebralis
id
  • UBERON:0001535
present in taxon
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_9606