Term: basal communicating artery blood vessel endothelial cell
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Name: basal communicating artery
Synonyms: BCA
Definition: Artery that extends horizontally across the brain midline which is fed by the caudal division of the internal carotid artery. Three pairs of central arteries extend from the basal communicating artery (BCA), the anterior, middle and posterior mesencephalic central arteries. The BCA does not correspond to the anterior communicating artery of the mammalian circle of Willis. The BCA is unpaired.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005000]
Name: blood vessel endothelial cell
Synonyms: blood vessel endothelial cells
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009036]