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Encyclopedia > Sphenoparietal sinus
Vein: Sphenoparietal sinus
The sinuses at the base of the skull. (Sphenoparietal sinus labeled at upper right.)
Latin sinus sphenoparietalis
Gray's subject #171 658
Drains from superficial middle cerebral vein (by tradition)[1]
Drains to cavernous sinus
Dorlands/Elsevier s_12/12739256

The cavernous sinus receives the superior ophthalmic vein through the superior orbital fissure, some of the cerebral veins, and also the small sphenoparietal sinus, which courses along the under surface of the small wing of the sphenoid. Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... The middle cerebral vein (superficial Sylvian vein) begins on the lateral surface of the hemisphere, and, running along the lateral cerebral fissure, ends in the cavernous or the sphenoparietal sinus. ... The cavernous sinus is a large channel of venous blood creating a sinus cavity bordered by the sphenoid bone and the temporal bone of the skull. ... Elseviers logo. ... The cavernous sinus is a large channel of venous blood creating a sinus cavity bordered by the sphenoid bone and the temporal bone of the skull. ... Superior ophthalmic vein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... 1 Foramen ethmoidale, 2 Canalis opticus, 3 Fissura orbitalis superior, 4 Fossa sacci lacrimalis, 5 Sulcus infraorbitalis, 6 Fissura orbitalis inferior, 7 Foramen infraorbitale The superior orbital fissure is a foramen in the skull, although strictly it is more of a cleft, lying between the lesser and greater wings of... The cerebral veins are divisible into external and internal (internal cerebral veins) groups according as they drain the outer surfaces or the inner parts of the hemispheres. ...


References

  1. ^ San Millán Ruíz D, Fasel J, Rüfenacht D, Gailloud P (2004). "The sphenoparietal sinus of Breschet: does it exist? An anatomic study.". AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25 (1): 112-20. PMID 14729539.

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