confluence of sinuses

noun

con·​flu·​ence of sinuses ˈkän-ˌflü-ən(t)s-, kən-ˈflü- How to pronounce confluence of sinuses (audio)
: the junction of several of the sinuses of the dura mater in the internal occipital region

called also confluence of the sinuses, torcular Herophili

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“Confluence of sinuses.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/confluence%20of%20sinuses. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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