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Medical Term:

superior sagittal sinus

Definition

an unpaired dural venous sinus in the sagittal groove, beginning at the foramen caecum and terminating at the confluence of sinuses where it merges with the straight sinus; receives the superior cerebral veins and has lateral extensions, the lateral venous lacunae.

Synonym(s): sinus sagittalis superiorTA, superior longitudinal sinus

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