cerebral vein

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Related to cerebral vein: internal cerebral vein, deep middle cerebral vein, basal vein of Rosenthal
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Noun1.cerebral vein - 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"
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Using a fetal probe, short laser pulses into the superior sagittal sinus, a large central cerebral vein located immediately beneath the top of the skull, generate acoustic waves, which are sent to an electronic monitoring system for signal amplification, acquisition, and recording.
IdentifiA-cation of deep cerebral vein reflux depended upon the ultrasound technique.
described their patients with cerebral vein thrombosis and evaluated the risk factors for thrombosis.
6) This hereditary thrombophilic disorder has also been established as a risk factor for cerebral vein thrombosis and myocardial infarction, particularly when associated with other predisposing conditions.

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