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sphenoparietal sinus

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noun sphe·no·pa·ri·etal sinus \ˌsfē-nō-pə-ˈrī-ət-əl-\

Medical Definition of sphenoparietal sinus

  1. :  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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