BASILAR ARTERY

Is an artery which is formed by the joining of two vertebral arteries. Capillaries which branch from the basilar artery supply blood to the brainstem and posteroid portions of the cerebral hemispheres.

BASILAR ARTERY: "A blockage in the basilar artery could lead to spinal damage and therefore a motor neuron problem or at worst, become fatal."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BASILAR ARTERY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/basilar-artery-2/ (accessed April 2, 2020).
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