Cerebral portion of internal carotid artery

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

The cerebral portion of internal carotid artery.—Having perforated the dura mater on the medial side of the anterior clinoid process, the internal carotid passes between the optic and oculomotor nerves to the anterior perforated substance at the medial extremity of the lateral cerebral fissure, where it gives off its terminal or cerebral branches.

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