Basilar plexus

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Basilar plexus
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The sinuses at the base of the skull
Details
Latin Plexus basilaris
Identifiers
Gray's p.660
Dorlands
/Elsevier
p_24/12647562
TA A12.3.05.106
FMA FMA:50783
Anatomical terminology

The basilar plexus (transverse or basilar sinus) consists of several interlacing venous channels between the layers of the dura mater over the basilar part of the occipital bone (the clivus), and serves to connect the two inferior petrosal sinuses.

It communicates with the anterior vertebral venous plexus.

References[edit]

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.