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Term:middle cerebral artery occlusion
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Accession:XCO:0000348 term browser browse the term
Definition:A surgical manipulation causing blockage of the middle cerebral artery (MCA), one of the three major paired arteries that supply blood to the cerebrum. The MCA arises from the internal carotid and continues into the lateral sulcus where it branches and projects into the lateral cerebral cortex.
Synonyms:related_synonym: MCA occlusion

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  experimental condition 2376
    surgical manipulation 84
      surgical manipulation of blood vessels 4
        blood vessel occlusion 1
          middle cerebral artery occlusion 0
            cerebral reperfusion 0
            middle cerebral artery occlusion sham procedure 0
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