Cerebral veins

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Cerebral veins
Sagittal section of the skull, showing the sinuses of the dura. (Cerebral veins labeled at center left.)
Artery cerebral arteries
Latin Venae encephali, venae cerebri
TA A12.3.06.001
FMA 70861
Anatomical terminology

The cerebral veins are divisible into external and internal (internal cerebral veins) groups according to the outer surfaces or the inner parts of the hemispheres they drain into.

The external veins are the superior cerebral veins, inferior cerebral veins, and middle cerebral vein.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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