Primitive arteries in the brain (mnemonic)

The primitive arteries in the brain can be remembered by the following useful mnemonic:

  • HOT MOPA

Mnemonic

  • H: hypoglossal
  • O: otic
  • T: trigeminal
  • M: meningohypophyseal 
  • P: posterior inferior cerebellar
  • A: anterior choroidal
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Article information

rID: 17848
Section: Mnemonics
Tags: cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Primitive intracranial arteries

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