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Anterior Communicating Artery
Cardiovascular System

Anterior Communicating Artery

Arteria communicans anterior

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The anterior communicating artery is a single anastomotic vessel that arises from and connects both the right and left anterior cerebral arteries. It forms part of the cerebral arterial circle (aka circle of Willis).

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Anterior Communicating Artery

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The anterior communicating artery is a short anastomosis between the two anterior cerebral arteries.

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