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Medical Term:

intercavernous sinuses


the anterior and posterior anastomoses between the cavernous sinuses, passing anterior and posterior to the hypophysis and forming, with the cavernous sinuses, the circular sinus.

Synonym(s): sinus intercavernosi anterior et posteriorTA, Ridley sinus

See Also: cavernous sinus

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