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Left parietal bone. Outer surface. (Parietal foramen labeled at upper right.)
|Anatomical terms of bone|
At the back part of the parietal bone and close to the upper or sagittal border is the parietal foramen, which transmits the parietal emissary vein which anastamoses with the superior sagittal sinus, and sometimes a small branch of the occipital artery; it is not constantly present, and its size varies considerably.
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