vestibular vein


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Noun1.vestibular vein - veins that drain the saccule and utricle
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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Mazzoni demonstrated that in a certain percentage of human temporal bones, one or two of the vestibular veins drain through the VPVC rather than serving as tributaries of the inferior cochlear vein.