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Medical Term:

superior anastomotic vein


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

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