Skip to Content
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

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide