diploic vein

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Noun1.diploic vein - one of the veins serving the spongy part of the cranial bones
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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In Paris in 1834, Baron Guillaume Dupuytren * (1777-1835) described the basics of anatomy and surgical treatment of palmar fibromatosis, which was later called Dupuytren's contracture after him [11].
Pronounced DOO-puh-trenz by the medical world, it's named after a famous French anatomist and surgeon, Baron Guillaume Dupuytren, who was 12 years old at the time of the French Revolution.
Baron Guillaume Dupuytren founded the Chair of Pathological Anatomy at the University of Paris.

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