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Anatomy Term: internal carotid artery
XAO ID: 0000366
Synonyms: ICA
Definition: "One of the major arteries of the head, it is the cranial continuation of the aortic arches and the dorsal aorta. It curves ventrally before resuming a dorsal course as it enters the head proper, and it lies ventral to the internal jugular vein. The internal carotid artery gives off palatine, ophthalmic, and cerebral branches by NF stage 41."
Stage Range: NF stage 37 and 38 to death
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
dorsal aorta NF stage 31 to death
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
anterior palatine artery NF stage 41 to death
cerebral artery NF stage 41 to death
Parent(s): dorsal aorta


Parent(s): artery (is_a) head vasculature (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY