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An artery that connects two larger arteries.
A short artery joining the two anterior cerebral arteries and completing anteriorly the circle of Willis; anterior communicating artery.
An artery with origin in the internal carotid artery, with distribution to the optic tract, cerebral peduncle, and hippocampal gyrus; and with anastomoses with the posterior cerebral artery to form the circle of Willis; posterior communicating artery.
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- communicable disease,
- communicable disease center,
- communicating branch,
- communicating hydrocephalus,
- communication cord,
- communication disorder
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