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Arteries of the brain

Arteries of the brain

Overview

The internal carotid arteries and the vertebral arteries supply blood to the brain.

Review Date 9/24/2019

Updated by: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.