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A few major arteries supply blood to the brain. These include the cerebral arteries in the brain. They get blood from the carotid and vertebral arteries on each side of the head and neck. These arteries get blood from the aorta, the large blood vessel at the top of the heart.
Current as ofSeptember 26, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffRakesh K. Pai MD, FACC - Cardiology, ElectrophysiologyAdam Husney MD - Family MedicineElizabeth T. Russo MD - Internal Medicine
Current as of:
September 26, 2018
Medical Review:Rakesh K. Pai MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Elizabeth T. Russo MD - Internal Medicine
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