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Tentorial Basal Branch of Internal Carotid Artery (Left)
Cardiovascular System

Tentorial Basal Branch of Internal Carotid Artery (Left)

Ramus basalis tentoria arteriae carotidis internae

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Origin

The tentorial basal branch of the internal carotid artery is a small branch that arises from the posterior aspect of the cavernous part of the internal carotid artery.

Course

The tentorial basal branch of the internal carotid artery extends along the tentorial cerebelli where it attaches to the petrous part of the temporal bone.

Branches

There are no named branches.

Supplied Structures

The tentorial basal branch of the internal carotid artery supplies the base of the tentorium cerebelli.

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Internal Carotid Artery

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