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Venous sinus   /vˈinəs sˈaɪnəs/   Listen
Venous sinus

A wide channel containing blood; does not have the coating of an ordinary blood vessel.  Synonym: sinus.

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"Venous sinus" Quotes from Famous Books

... a mass of nerve trunks—cauda equinae. A transverse section of the cord reveals that it is composed of white matter externally and of gray matter internally. The spinal cord does not fill the whole spinal canal. The latter contains, besides, a large venous sinus, fatty matter, the membranes of the cord, and the ...
— Special Report on Diseases of the Horse • United States Department of Agriculture

Words linked to "Venous sinus" :   channel, duct, tentorial sinus, sinus sigmoideus, cavernous sinus, sigmoid sinus, coronary sinus, straight sinus, transverse sinus, sinus cavernosus, sinus rectus, sinus transversus, sinus coronarius, canal, epithelial duct

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