emissary vein

noun
em·​is·​sary vein | \ ˈem-ə-ˌser-ē- How to pronounce emissary vein (audio) \

Medical Definition of emissary vein

: any of the veins that pass through apertures in the skull and connect the venous sinuses of the dura mater with veins external to the skull

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“Emissary vein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/emissary%20vein. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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