anterior perforated substance


A region at the base of the brain through which numerous small branches of the anterior and middle cerebral arteries enter deep into the cerebral hemisphere.

Nearby words

  1. anterior median line,
  2. anterior megalophthalmus,
  3. anterior nasal spine,
  4. anterior ocular segment,
  5. anterior palatine foramen,
  6. anterior pituitary,
  7. anterior pituitary gonadotropin,
  8. anterior pituitary luteotropin,
  9. anterior pituitarylike hormone,
  10. anterior pyramid

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