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CNS - Blood Vessels

What structures does the Posterior CEREBRAL Artery supply (the terminal end of the basilar)? Superior Colliculus (visual refleses) Medial Geniculate (hearing) Lateral Geniculate (vision) CN III Occulomotor cell bodies
What structures does the superior CEREBELLAR artery supply? Inferior colliculus (auditory pathway) Trochlear CN cell bodies
What structures does the anterior inferior CEREBELLAR CN VI abducens cell bodies Facial motor nuclues
What structures does anterior spinal artery supply? Pyramids -corticospinal tract medial lemniscus CN XII Hypoglossal cell bodies (tongue muscles)
What structures does the posterior inferior CEREBELLAR artery supply? inferior cerebellar peduncle spinothalamic tract (pain, temp, pressure)
What structures does the posterior spinal artery supply? gracillus cuneatus
What structures does the anterior choroidal artery supply? Hippocampus (memory) Globus pallidus (motor)
Why is the anterior choroidal artery important? because it is prone to occlusion and the structures it supplies (hippocampus and globus pallidus) are especially vulnerable to loss of blood supply
What structures does the opthalamic artery supply? the eye and the surrounding area
Why is the opthalamic artery important? because the central artery of the retina is a branch off the opthalamic a
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