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straight si·nus

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  1. straight sinus, tentorial sinus, sinus rectus(noun)

    an unpaired sinus of the dura mater


  1. Straight sinus

    The straight sinus, within the human head, is an unpaired area beneath the brain which allows blood to drain from the inferior center of the head outwards posteriorly. It drains blood from the superior cerebellar veins and inferior sagittal sinus to the confluence of sinuses. See diagram: labeled in the brain as "SIN. RECTUS". The straight sinus is situated where the falx cerebri meets the midline of tentorium cerebelli. It forms from the confluence of the inferior sagittal sinus and great cerebral vein. In cross-section it is triangular, contains a few transverse bands across its interior, and increases in size as it proceeds backward.

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How to say straight sinus in sign language?

  1. straightsinus


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of straight sinus in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of straight sinus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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