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Medical Term:

superior petrosal sinus


Definition: a paired dural venous sinus in the groove along the crest of the petrous temporal bone, connecting the cavernous sinus with the termination of the transverse sinus or beginning of the sigmoid sinus.

Synonym(s): sinus petrosus superiorTA

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