Medical Definition of Lateral lacunae

1. Lateral expansions of the superior sagittal sinus of the dura mater, often increasing in width with advancing age until, in the very old, they may extend two centimeters lateral to the midline; the endothelium-lined lumen of the lacunae are usually reduced to a spongelike labyrinth by numerous arachnoid granulations and dural trabeculae. Synonym: lacunae laterales, lateral lacunae, lateral lakes, parasinoidal sinuses. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lateral Lacunae

lateral great muscle
lateral ground bundle
lateral group of axillary lymph nodes
lateral hermaphroditism
lateral horn
lateral humeral epicondylitis
lateral hypothalamic area
lateral hypothalamic region
lateral illumination
lateral incisor
lateral inferior genicular artery
lateral inguinal fossa
lateral inhibition
lateral jugular lymph nodes
lateral lacunae (current term)
lateral lacunar lymph node
lateral lacunar node
lateral lakes
lateral lamina of cartilaginous auditory tube
lateral layer of cartilaginous auditory tube
lateral lemniscus
lateral ligament of elbow
lateral ligament of knee
lateral ligament of malleus
lateral ligament of temporomandibular joint
lateral ligament of wrist
lateral ligaments of the bladder
lateral line

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