internal carotid artery
origin, common carotid; divided into four parts: cervical, petrous, cavernous, and cerebral; branches, numerous, including caroticotympanic arteries; tentorial basal, tentorial marginal, meningeal, and cavernous branches, and
inferior hypophysial artery; ophthalmic, superior hypophysial, posterior communicating, anterior choroidal, anterior cerebral,
and middle cerebral arteries; distribution, middle ear, brain, pituitary gland, orbit, choroid plexus.
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