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anterior pontomesencephalic vein


Definition: a vein in the midline of the interpeduncular fossa on the superior and anterior aspect of the pons; it communicates with the basal vein superiorly and the petrosal vein inferiorly.

Synonym(s): vena pontomesencephalica anterior

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