Anatomy – MCQ 12 – Posterior communicating artery a branch of

Posterior communicating artery a branch of
A. Internal carotid
B. External carotid
C. Middle cerebral
D. Posterior superior cerebellar

Correct answer : Internal carotid.

Posterior communicating arises from the internal carotid artery before it bifurcates into anterior and middle cerebral artery. It communicates with the posterior cerebral artery and is a part of the circle of Willis.

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