Superior hypophyseal artery

Dr Craig Hacking and A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

The superior hypophyseal artery (or arteries) is a branch from the C6 segment of the internal carotid artery. It is usually a single trunk which then divides into many small branches, which go on to supply:

It is often replaced with two or three individual branches.

Anatomy: Brain
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rID: 4763
Section: Anatomy
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