superior anastomotic veinmedical dictionary

<vein>

<anatomy> A large communicating vein between the superficial middle cerebral vein and the superior sagittal sinus; it passes upward from the lateral sulcus, often following the line of the central sulcus (Rolando's fissure).

Synonyms: vena anastomotica superior, Trolard's vein.

(05 Mar 2000)