duct of Cuvier

noun
duct of Cu·vier | \-ˈk(y)ü-vē-ˌā, -kᵫ̅v-ˈyā \

Medical Definition of duct of Cuvier 

: either of a pair of large transverse venous sinuses that conduct blood from the cardinal veins to the sinus venosus of the vertebrate embryo

called also common cardinal vein

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