spinal vein


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Related to spinal vein: Spinal nerves, spinal arteries, thoracic veins
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Noun1.spinal vein - veins that drain the spinal cordspinal vein - veins that drain the spinal cord  
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"
medulla spinalis, spinal cord - a major part of the central nervous system which conducts sensory and motor nerve impulses to and from the brain; a long tubelike structure extending from the base of the brain through the vertebral canal to the upper lumbar region
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Venous congestion leading to brainstem masses like lesions seem to be related to the involvement of the right superior petrosal vein, which is connected to the superior petrosal sinus superiorly and to the anterior spinal vein inferiorly.