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Medical Term:

labyrinthine veins


Definition: one or more veins accompanying the labyrinthine artery; they drain the internal ear, pass out through the internal acoustic meatus, and empty into the transverse sinus or the inferior petrosal sinus.

Synonym(s): venae labyrinthiTA, internal auditory veins

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