Breschet's vein -->
diploic vein
medical dictionary


<anatomy> One of the veins in the diploe of the cranial bones, connected with the cerebral sinuses by emissary veins; the main diploic veins are the frontal, anterior temporal, posterior temporal, and occipital.

Synonyms: vena diploica, Breschet's vein, Dupuytren's canal.

(05 Mar 2000)

diplogenesis, Diplogonoporus, diploic, diploic canals < Prev | Next > diploid, diploid nucleus, diploidy

Bookmark with: icon icon icon icon iconword visualiser Go and visit our forums Community Forums