Cerebral veins

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Cerebral veins
Sagittal section of the skull, showing the sinuses of the dura. (Cerebral veins labeled at center left.)
Artery cerebral arteries
Latin Venae encephali, venae cerebri
MeSH D002550
TA A12.3.06.001
FMA 70861
Anatomical terminology
3D model of Cerebral veins

The cerebral veins are divisible into external (superficial cerebral veins) and internal (internal cerebral veins) groups according to the outer surfaces or the inner parts of the hemispheres they drain into.

The external veins are the superior cerebral veins, inferior cerebral veins, and superficial middle veins.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 652 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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