choroidal artery


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Noun1.choroidal artery - an artery that supplies the choroid plexus
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
choroid plexus, plexus choroideus - a vascular plexus of the cerebral ventricles that regulate intraventricular pressure
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The supraorbital keyhole approach effectively exposes the frontal lobe base, anterior clinoid process, canalis opticus, olfactory sulcus, olfactory tract, optic nerve, optic chiasm, oculomotor nerve, anterior communicating artery, anterior cerebral artery A1 segment, pituitary stalk, diaphragma sellae, dorsum sellae, posterior clinoid process, basilar artery apex, posterior cerebral artery P1 segment, superior cerebellar artery proximal, front upper pontine and interpeduncular cistern, anteromedial temporal lobe, internal carotid, middle cerebral artery (M1, M2 segment, and part of M3 segment), anterior choroidal artery, posterior communicating artery; and contralateral carotid artery medial surface, anterior cerebral artery A1 and A2 proximal, middle cerebral artery M1 and M2 proximal.
They cover basic anatomy, external and internal carotid arteries, the carotid-ophthalmic triangle, posterior communicating artery and anterior choroidal artery, middle cerebral artery, anterior cerebral and anterior communicating arteries, basilar bifurcation and posterior cerebral arteries, vertebral and basilar arteries, and venous anatomy.
Four were on the left side of the anterior circulation (Figures 1 and 2): one at the bifurcation of the left internal carotid artery (ICA) and anterior choroidal artery (AN1), 2 adjacent ones in the horizontal part of the left middle cerebral artery (MCA) (AN2 and AN3), and one at the bifurcation of the left MCA (AN4).