confluence of sinuses

noun
con·​flu·​ence of sinuses | \ ˈkän-ˌflü-ən(t)s-, kən-ˈflü- How to pronounce confluence of sinuses (audio) \

Medical Definition of confluence of sinuses

: the junction of several of the sinuses of the dura mater in the internal occipital region

called also confluence of the sinuses, torcular Herophili

Learn More About confluence of sinuses

Dictionary Entries Near confluence of sinuses

confinement

conflict

conflicted

confluence of sinuses

confluens sinuum

confluent

confocal

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Confluence of sinuses.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/confluence%20of%20sinuses. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!