Also found in: Thesaurus.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||vena cerebri - 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
superior cerebral vein, vena cerebrum superior - a cerebral vein that drains the dorsal convexity of the cerebral hemisphere and empties into the cavernous sinus