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cav·ernous si·nus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cavernous sinus, sinus cavernosusnoun

    either of a pair of large venous sinuses in the cranial cavity

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  1. Cavernous sinus

    The cavernous sinus within the human head is one of the dural venous sinuses creating a cavity called the lateral sellar compartment bordered by the temporal bone of the skull and the sphenoid bone, lateral to the sella turcica.

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  1. cavernous sinus

    The cavernous sinus is a large collection of thin-walled veins that create a cavity bordered by the temporal bone and the sphenoid bone in the skull. It is located on either side of the pituitary gland and is responsible for draining blood from the brain and the face. It also carries certain cranial nerves, including the oculomotor and trochlear nerves, among others. It's called "cavernous" because of its appearance, like a large cavern or chamber.

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  1. Cavernous sinus

    The cavernous sinus, within the human head, is a large collection of thin-walled veins creating a cavity bordered by the temporal bone of the skull and the sphenoid bone, lateral to the sella turcica.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Cavernous Sinus

    An irregularly shaped venous space in the dura mater at either side of the sphenoid bone.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cavernous sinus in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cavernous sinus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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