Medical Definition of Sinus venosus

1. A cavity at the caudal end of the embryonic cardiac tube in which the veins from the intra-and extraembryonic circulatory arcs unite; in the course of development it forms the portion of the right atrium known in adult anatomy as the sinus of the vena cava. Synonym: saccus reuniens. Sinus venosus sclerae, the vascular structure encircling the anterior chamber of the eye and through which the aqueous is returned to the blood circulation. Synonym: circular sinus, Fontana's canal, Lauth's canal, Schlemm's canal, sinus circularis, venous sinus of sclera. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sinus Venosus

sinus sigmoideus
sinus sphenoidalis
sinus sphenoparietalis
sinus standstill
sinus tachycardia
sinus tarsi
sinus thrombosis
sinus tonsillaris
sinus transversus
sinus transversus pericardii
sinus trunci pulmonalis
sinus tympani
sinus venarum cavarum
sinus venosus (current term)
sinus venosus sclerae
sinus venosus syndrome
sinus vertebrales longitudinales
sinusal
sinuses
sinuses of dura mater
sinusitis
sinusitises
sinuslike
sinusoid
sinusoidal
sinusoidal capillary
sinusoidal function
sinusoidal functions

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