What Is the Circle of Willis?


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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( ′sər·kəl əv ′wil·əs ) (anatomy) A ring of arteries at the base of the cerebrum.
Internal Carotid Arteries.
1. Left and right internal carotid arteries (ICA), 2.Horizontal
The center of a circle is the point within the circle equidistant from every point on the circle. The radius of a circle is the distance from the center of the circle and any point
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