Medical Definition of Groove for sigmoid sinus

1. A broad groove in the posterior cranial fossa, first situated on the lateral portion of the occipital bone, then curving around the jugular process on to the mastoid portion of the temporal bone, and finally turning sharply on the posterior inferior angle of the parietal bone and becoming continuous with the transverse groove; it lodges the transverse sinus. Synonym: sulcus sinus sigmoidei, sigmoid fossa, sigmoid groove, sigmoid sulcus. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Groove For Sigmoid Sinus

groove for arch of aorta
groove for auditory tube
groove for inferior petrosal sinus
groove for inferior venae cava
groove for middle temporal artery
groove for radial nerve
groove for sigmoid sinus (current term)
groove for spinal nerve
groove for subclavian vein
groove for superior petrosal sinus
groove for superior sagittal sinus
groove for superior vena cava
groove for tendon of flexor hallucis longus
groove for tendon of peroneus longus muscle
groove for the descending aorta
groove for tibialis posterior tendon
groove for transverse sinus
groove for ulnar nerve
groove for vertebral artery
groove fricative
groove fricatives

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