Medical Definition of Circulus arteriosus cerebri

1. An anastomotic "circle" of arteries (roughly pentagonal in outline) at the base of the brain, formed, sequentially and in anterior to posterior direction, by the anterior communicating artery, the two anterior cerebral, the two internal carotid, the two posterior communicating, and the two posterior cerebral arteries. Synonym: circulus arteriosus cerebri, circle of Willis. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Circulus Arteriosus Cerebri

circulatories
circulatorious
circulators
circulatory
circulatory and respiratory physiology
circulatory arrest
circulatory collapse
circulatory failure
circulatory system
circulatory systems
circulene
circulet
circulets
circuline
circulus
circulus arteriosus cerebri (current term)
circulus arteriosus halleri
circulus arteriosus iridis major
circulus arteriosus iridis minor
circulus articularis vasculosus
circulus vasculosus nervi optici
circulus venosus halleri
circulus venosus ridleyi
circulus zinnii
circum-
circumadjacent
circumagitate
circumagitated
circumagitates
circumagitating

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