internal cerebral vein

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Related to Internal cerebral veins: great cerebral vein of Galen, deep cerebral veins
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Noun1.internal cerebral vein - two paired veins passing caudally near the midline and uniting to form the great cerebral vein
cerebral vein, vena cerebri - any of several veins serving the cerebral hemispheres of the brain
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The internal cerebral veins run posteriorly in the roof of third ventricle and join under the splenium of the corpus callosum to form the great cerebral vein.
Bilateral opacification of the internal cerebral veins (arrows) and of the cortical (M4) segment of middle cerebral arteries (circled).
The deep venous system includes the basal and internal cerebral veins, great cerebral vein (of Galen) and straight sinus, which drain the deep gray nuclei.
(2) Anatomically the vein of Galen is the deep cerebral vein formed posterior to the pineal gland by joining of the two internal cerebral veins. It courses upward around the splenium of the corpus callosum and drains the veins of the diencephalon, basal ganglia, and mid brain.

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