Anterolateral central arteries

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Artery: Anterolateral central arteries
Latin arteriae centrales anterolaterales
Source middle cerebral artery   
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

The anterolateral central arteries (or antero-lateral ganglionic branches), a group of small arteries which arise at the commencement of the middle cerebral artery, are arranged in two sets:

More modern texts divide the anterolateral central arteries into "lateral striate arteries" and "medial striate arteries".

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