Try Our Apps


World Series Quiz

middle cerebral vein

middle cerebral vein in Medicine

middle cerebral vein n.

  1. A vein that accompanies the middle cerebral artery deep into the fissure of Sylvius and empties into the basal vein; deep middle cerebral vein.

  2. A large vein passing along the line of the fissure of Sylvius to join the cavernous sinus; superficial middle cerebral vein.

The American HeritageĀ® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright Ā© 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for middle

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for middle cerebral vein