great cerebral vein

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Noun1.great cerebral vein - a cerebral vein formed by the two internal cerebral veins and continuing into the sinus rectus
cerebral vein, vena cerebri - any of several veins serving the cerebral hemispheres of the brain
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Cranial MR demonstrated thrombosis of the great cerebral vein, straight sinus, right transverse sinus, and sigmoid sinus together with infarction in the bilateral thalamus.
He didn't want to hear, "That sir is clearly the inguinal ligament," for that wouldn't cut it and wouldn't prove that you "know your anatomy." The man wanted to hear, "That sir is clearly Poupart's Ligament." He didn't want to hear that you were confident that you knew he was pointing to "the great cerebral vein," but that you knew it was "the vein of Galen." Too bad if you only knew it (a blood vessel) by the name, "the arteria radicularis magna," you needed to announce it was "the Artery of Adamkiewicz." There was no "life line" to call if you didn't know the answer.