Definition of Cerebral vein
1. Noun. Any of several veins serving the cerebral hemispheres of the brain.
Specialized synonyms: Anterior Cerebral Vein, Vena Cerebri Anterior, Great Cerebral Vein, Vena Cerebri Magna, Inferior Cerebral Vein, Venae Cerebrum Inferior, Internal Cerebral Vein, Vena Cerebrum Internus, Middle Cerebral Vein, Vena Cerebri Media, Superior Cerebral Vein, Vena Cerebrum Superior
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel
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Literary usage of Cerebral vein
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"One vein of large size, the middle cerebral vein, commences on the under surface of the temporal lobe, and, running along the fissure of Sylvius, ..."
2. A Laboratory manual and text-book of embryology by Charles William Prentiss (1922)
"More caudally, the posterior cerebral vein from the myelencephalon emerges through the jugular foramen and ... The middle cerebral vein becomes the superior ..."
3. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1921)
"The inferior cerebral veins which do not terminate in the superficial middle cerebral vein run downwards, towards the infero-lateral border of the ..."
4. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1914)
"One of the latter, the great cerebral vein, was seen when the upper parts of the brain were removed from the cranium (p. 210). It emerges from beneath the ..."
5. Anatomy of the brain and spinal cord with special reference to mechanism and by Harris Ellett Santee (1907)
"The veins of this group which do not empty into the superior cerebral veins unite and form the inferior sagittal sinus, and the anterior cerebral vein which ..."
6. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray, Warren Harmon Lewis (1918)
"The basal vein is formed at the anterior perforated substance by the union of (a) a small anterior cerebral vein which accompanies the anterior cerebral ..."