OBO ID: ZFA:0005081
Term Name: internal carotid artery Search Ontology:
Synonyms: cranial carotid artery, ICA
Definition: Artery that originates as rostral extensions of the dorsal aorta and travels through the hypophyseal fossa into the cranium. The internal carotid artery splits near the hypothalamus and optic nerve to form caudal and cranial divisions. (1)
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: TAO:0005081
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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