"Transverse Sinuses" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The two large endothelium-lined venous channels that begin at the internal occipital protuberance at the back and lower part of the CRANIUM and travels laterally and forward ending in the internal jugular vein (JUGULAR VEINS). One of the transverse sinuses, usually the right one, is the continuation of the SUPERIOR SAGITTAL SINUS. The other transverse sinus is the continuation of the straight sinus.
- Transverse Sinuses
- Sinuses, Transverse
- Transverse Sinuse
- Lateral Sinuses
- Lateral Sinuse
- Sinuses, Lateral
- Sinus Transversus
- Transversus, Sinus
- Lateral Sinus
- Sinus, Lateral
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