superior anastomotic vein


A large communicating vein between the superficial middle cerebral vein and the superior sagittal sinus, passing upward from the lateral sulcus and often following the line of the central sulcus.

Nearby words

  1. superintendency,
  2. superintendent,
  3. superinvolution,
  4. superior,
  5. superior alveolar nerve,
  6. superior artery of knee,
  7. superior basal vein,
  8. superior cerebellar peduncle,
  9. superior cerebral vein,
  10. superior cervical cardiac nerve

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