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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.

Update Date 11/1/2015

Updated by: Laura J. Martin, MD, MPH, ABIM Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Atlanta, GA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.