Temporopolar artery

The temporopolar artery is usually a dorsolateral branch from the M1 segment of the middle cerebral artery (MCA) and supplies the polar and anterolateral portions of the temporal lobe

This artery may arise as a branch from the anterior temporal artery 1.  

Anatomy: Brain
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rID: 34598
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Polar temporal artery
  • Temporo-polar artery
  • Arteria polaris temporalis

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