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Medical Term:

superior thalamostriate vein


a long vein passing forward in the groove between the thalamus and caudate nucleus, covered by the lamina affixa, receiving the transverse caudate veins along its lateral side, and joining at the caudal wall of the foramen of Monro with the choroidal vein and vein of septum pellucidum to form the internal cerebral vein.

Synonym(s): vena thalamostriata superiorTA, terminal vein, vena terminalis, vein of corpus striatum

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