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anterior temporal diploic vein


Definition: vein with tributaries in spongy bone of posterior part of frontal and anterior part of parietal bones that penetrates inner table of bone of greater wing of sphenoid to enter sphenoparietal dural venous sinus or anterior deep temporal vein.

Synonym(s): vena diploica temporalis anteriorTA

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