cortical part of middle cerebral artery

cortical part of middle cerebral artery
the fourth segment of the middle cerebral artery (M4 segment), comprising the inferior and superior terminal branches of the vessel (rami terminales inferiores and rami terminales superiores), which supply the lateral surface of the cerebral hemisphere. See also segments of middle cerebral artery, under segment.

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