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  1. Superior sagittal sinus

    The superior sagittal sinus, within the human head, is an unpaired area along the attached margin of falx cerebri. It allows blood to drain from the lateral aspects of anterior cerebral hemispheres to the confluence of sinuses. Cerebrospinal fluid drains through arachnoid granulations into the superior sagittal sinus and is returned to venous circulation. See diagram: labeled above the brain as "SIN. SAGITALLIS SUP.".

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  1. Superior Sagittal Sinus

    The long large endothelium-lined venous channel on the top outer surface of the brain. It receives blood from a vein in the nasal cavity, runs backwards, and gradually increases in size as blood drains from veins of the brain and the DURA MATER. Near the lower back of the CRANIUM, the superior sagittal sinus deviates to one side (usually the right) and continues on as one of the TRANSVERSE SINUSES.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of superior sagittal sinus in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of superior sagittal sinus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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