Superior anastomotic vein

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Superior anastomotic vein
Latin Vena anastomotica superior
TA A12.3.06.012
FMA 51238
Anatomical terminology

The superior anastomotic vein, also known as the vein of Trolard, is a superficial cerebral vein grouped with the superior cerebral veins. The vein was eponymously named after the 18th century anatomist Jean Baptiste Paulin Trolard. The vein anastomoses with the middle cerebral vein and the superior sagittal sinus.

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