Definition of Vena cerebri magna

1. Noun. A cerebral vein formed by the two internal cerebral veins and continuing into the sinus rectus.

Exact synonyms: Great Cerebral Vein
Generic synonyms: Cerebral Vein, Vena Cerebri

Medical Definition of Vena cerebri magna

1. A large, unpaired vein formed by the junction of the two internal cerebral veins in the caudal part of the tela choroidea of the third ventricle; it passes caudally between the splenium of the corpus callosum and the pineal gland, curving dorsally to merge with the inferior sagittal sinus to form the straight sinus. Synonym: vena cerebri magna, great cerebral vein, great vein of Galen. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vena Cerebri Magna

vena cava
vena cava filter
vena cava filters
vena cava inferior
vena cava superior
vena cavae
vena caval foramen
vena centrales retinae
vena centralis glandulae suprarenalis
vena centralis retinae
vena cephalica
vena cephalica accessoria
vena cerebellum
vena cerebri
vena cerebri anterior
vena cerebri magna (current term)
vena cerebri media
vena cerebri media profunda
vena cerebri media superficialis
vena cerebrum internus
vena cerebrum superior
vena cervicalis profunda
vena choroidea
vena choroidea inferior
vena choroidea superior
vena circumflexa
vena circumflexa iliaca profunda
vena circumflexa iliaca superficialis
vena circumflexa ilium
vena circumflexus femoris

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