transverse sinus

n.

A paired dural sinus that begins at the confluence of the sinuses and terminates in the sigmoid sinus.

Nearby words

  1. transverse presentation,
  2. transverse process,
  3. transverse rhombencephalic flexure,
  4. transverse scapular artery,
  5. transverse section,
  6. transverse sinus of pericardium,
  7. transverse tarsal joint,
  8. transverse temporal gyrus,
  9. transverse vein of face,
  10. transverse vein of neck


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