vena cerebri


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Related to vena cerebri: ASCAP, vena cerebri anterior
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Noun1.vena cerebri - any of several veins serving the cerebral hemispheres of the brain
anterior cerebral vein, vena cerebri anterior - accompanies the anterior cerebral artery and empties into the basal vein
great cerebral vein, vena cerebri magna - a cerebral vein formed by the two internal cerebral veins and continuing into the sinus rectus
inferior cerebral vein, venae cerebrum inferior - veins that drain the undersurface of the cerebral hemispheres and empty into the cavernous and transverse sinuses
internal cerebral vein, vena cerebrum internus - two paired veins passing caudally near the midline and uniting to form the great cerebral vein
middle cerebral vein, vena cerebri media - either of two cerebral veins
superior cerebral vein, vena cerebrum superior - a cerebral vein that drains the dorsal convexity of the cerebral hemisphere and empties into the cavernous sinus
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"