What Is the Circle of Willis?

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Circle of Willis refers to an anastomotic system of arteries that sits at the base of the brain. It was named after an English physician known as Thomas Willis. The system also encircles the stalk of the pituitary gland and provides important communications between the blood supplies and hindbrain.
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The Circle of Willis is a circular connection made by multiple arteries located at the base of the brain. The whole idea is that blood flow to the brain comes in via to main arterial
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The Circle of Willis is the main blood supply to the brain and you need it for your brain to function AT ALL!!!
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The Circle of Willis is a complete ring of arteries at the base of the brain that is
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contrary to what was mentioned above, the advantage of the circle of willis is the availability of blood from the UNBLOCKED side being re-diverted to the BLOCKED SITE rather than
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