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a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body

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a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic

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10) Originating from the vertebral arteries, (10) the single anterior spinal artery supplies the anterior third of the spinal cord, including the central grey matter and anterolateral white matter, while the paired posterior spinal arteries supply the posterior third, including the posterior columns (Figure 5).
First, it has been reported that anastamosis invariably occurs between the anterior and two posterior spinal arteries, known as the anastomotic ansa of the conus.