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Medical Term:

posterior vein of corpus callosum


Definition: vein that originates on the superior surface of the corpus callosum and runs posteriorly to terminate in the great cerebral vein.

Synonym(s): dorsal vein of corpus callosumTA, vena posterior corporis callosiTA, vena dorsalis corporis callosi, dorsal callosal vein, posterior marginal vein, posterior pericallosal vein

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