superior cerebellar artery


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.superior cerebellar artery - the superior branch of the cerebellar artery
arteria cerebelli, cerebellar artery - an artery that supplies the cerebellum
References in periodicals archive ?
Marien P Baillieux H, De Smet HJ, Engelborghs S, Wilssens I, Paquier P De Deyn PP Cognitive, linguistic and affective disturbance following a right superior cerebellar artery infarction: a case study.
It crosses the superior cerebellar artery close to the cerebral peduncles, passes the lateral edge of the clivus bone, and runs under the petroclinoidal ligament into the cavernous sinus between the double layer of dura and connective tissue at its lateral border, just below the oculomotor nerve and above the ophthalmic branch of the trigeminal (5th cranial) nerve.
Branches of the basilar artery, the anterior inferior cerebellar artery, and the superior cerebellar artery supply the lateral pons and the cerebellum.

Full browser ?