Skip to Content

superior anastomotic vein


Definition: a large communicating vein between the superficial middle cerebral vein and the superior sagittal sinus; passes upward from the lateral sulcus, often following the line of the central sulcus (Rolando fissure).

Synonym(s): vena anastomotica superiorTA, Trolard vein

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.