Meningohypophyseal trunk

Dr Dan J Bell and A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

The meningohypophyseal trunk, also known as the posterior trunk, is a branch of the C4 segment of the internal carotid artery. In contrast to the inferolateral trunk, it is almost always identified at autopsy and usually visualised on good quality angiography. 

It has three branches:

Neuroanatomy
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rID: 4711
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Posterior trunk
  • Meningohypophyseal artery

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