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Medical Term:

venous plexus of hypoglossal canal

 

Definition: a small venous network around the hypoglossal nerve, connecting with the occipital sinus, inferior petrosal sinus, and internal jugular vein.

Synonym(s): plexus venosus canalis nervi hypoglossiTA, circellus venosus hypoglossi, rete canalis hypoglossi

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