superior thalamostriate vein

[thăl′ə-mō-strīāt′]

n.

A long vein that passes forward in the groove between the thalamus and caudate nucleus and joins the choroid vein and the veins of the septum pellucidum to form the internal cerebral veins.

Nearby words

  1. superior sagittal sinus,
  2. superior salivary nucleus,
  3. superior tarsal muscle,
  4. superior temporal line,
  5. superior temporal sulcus,
  6. superior thyroid vein,
  7. superior vein of cerebellar hemisphere,
  8. superior vein of eyelid,
  9. superior vein of vermis,
  10. superior vena cava


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