Inferior sagittal sinus

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Vein: Inferior sagittal sinus
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Dural veins (Inferior sagittal sinus labeled as "SIN. SAGITTALIS INF." at upper right.)
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Dura mater and its processes exposed by removing part of the right half of the skull, and the brain. (Inferior sagittal sinus visible as blue line at center.)
Latin sinus sagittalis inferior
Gray's subject #171 655
Drains to straight sinus
MeSH Cranial+Sinuses
Dorlands
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]



The inferior sagittal sinus (also known as the inferior longitudinal sinus) courses along the inferior border of the falx cerebri, superior to the corpus callosum.

It receives blood from the deep and medial aspects of the cerebral hemispheres and drains into the straight sinus.

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