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Transverse Sinuses MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Transverse Sinuses
Tree Number(s)
A07.015.908.224.833
Unique ID
D054064
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054064
Scope Note
The two large endothelium-lined venous channels that begin at the internal occipital protuberance at the back and lower part of the CRANIUM and travels laterally and forward ending in the internal jugular vein (JUGULAR VEINS). One of the transverse sinuses, usually the right one, is the continuation of the SUPERIOR SAGITTAL SINUS. The other transverse sinus is the continuation of the straight sinus.
Entry Term(s)
Lateral Sinus
Lateral Sinuses
Sinus Transversus
Previous Indexing
Cranial Sinuses (1966-2007)
Public MeSH Note
2008
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Revision Date
2018/06/30
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