Groove for transverse sinus

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Internal occipital protuberance
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Human skull (parietal bones removed). Position of groove for transverse sinus shown in red .
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Interior surface of Occipital bone. (Groove for transverse sinus runs laterally on either side of the internal occipital protuberance.)
Latin protuberantia occipitalis interna
Gray's p.130
Anatomical terms of bone

Along the internal surface of the occipital bone, running laterally between superior and inferior fossae of the cruciate eminence is the groove for transverse sinus. The transverse sinuses travel along this groove.

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Position of groove for transverse sinus (shown in red). Animation. 
Occipital bone. Groove for transverse sinus shown in red. Animation. 
Base of the skull. Upper surface. Groove for transverse sinus shown in red. 
Base of the skull. Upper surface. Groove for transverse sinus labelled at bottom. 
Base of the skul. Upper surface. (Occipital bone is in blue at bottom, and groove for transverse sinus runs horizontally.) 
Base of the skull. Upper surface. Groove for transverse sinus not labelled, but visible at bottom. 
Base of the skull. Upper surface. Transverse sinuses are drawn at bottom. 

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