basal vein

n.

A large vein passing caudally and dorsally along the medial surface of the temporal lobe and emptying into the great cerebral vein from the lateral side.

Nearby words

  1. biosociology,
  2. biosolids,
  3. biospectrometry,
  4. biospectroscopy,
  5. biospeleology,
  6. biospheric,
  7. biostatics,
  8. biostatistics,
  9. biostratigraphy,
  10. biostrome


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