sphenoparietal sinus

noun
sphe·​no·​pa·​ri·​etal sinus | \ ˌsfē-nō-pə-ˈrī-ət-ᵊl- How to pronounce sphenoparietal sinus (audio) \

Medical Definition of sphenoparietal sinus

: a venous sinus of the dura mater on each side of the cranium arising at a meningeal vein near the apex of the lesser wing of the sphenoid bone and draining into the anterior part of the cavernous sinus

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“Sphenoparietal sinus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sphenoparietal%20sinus. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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