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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