"Superior Sagittal Sinus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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The long large endothelium-lined venous channel on the top outer surface of the brain. It receives blood from a vein in the nasal cavity, runs backwards, and gradually increases in size as blood drains from veins of the brain and the DURA MATER. Near the lower back of the CRANIUM, the superior sagittal sinus deviates to one side (usually the right) and continues on as one of the TRANSVERSE SINUSES.
|Superior Sagittal Sinus
- Superior Sagittal Sinus
- Sagittal Sinus, Superior
- Sinus, Superior Sagittal
- Superior Longitudinal Sinus
- Longitudinal Sinus, Superior
- Sinus, Superior Longitudinal
- Sinus Sagittalis Superior
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