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great cerebral vein of Galen
medical dictionary

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.

Synonyms: vena cerebri magna, great cerebral vein, great vein of Galen.

(05 Mar 2000)