Definition of Straight sinus

1. Noun. An unpaired sinus of the dura mater.

Exact synonyms: Sinus Rectus, Tentorial Sinus
Generic synonyms: Sinus, Venous Sinus

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Literary usage of Straight sinus

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)
"The superior pass partly forward and inward, across the superior vermiform process, to terminate in the straight sinus and the vense Galeni, partly outward ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"... being the direct continuation of the superior sagittal sinus, the other of the straight sinus. Each transverse sinus passes lateralward and forward, ..."

3. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1848)
"Bichat admits only four great sinuses, of which all the others seem to be dependencies;—the two lateral sinuses, the straight sinus, and the longitudinal ..."

4. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"The straight sinus must now be opened by carrying the knife posteriorly through the falx cerebri along its line of union with the tentorium. ..."

5. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1868)
"To the straight sinus belongs the inferior ... third to the tentorium cerebelli, where it terminates, commonly by two branches, in the straight sinus. ..."

6. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"formed by the straight sinus passing into the lateral sinus of the ... The straight sinus receives m course some superior cerebellar veins, ..."

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