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Descriptor English:   Transverse Sinuses 
Descriptor Spanish:   Senos Transversos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Seios Transversos 
Synonyms English:   Lateral Sinus
Lateral Sinuse
Lateral Sinuses
Sinus Transversus
Sinus, Lateral
Sinuses, Lateral
Sinuses, Transverse
Transverse Sinuse
Transversus, Sinus  
Tree Number:   A07.015.908.224.833
Definition English:   The two large endothelium-lined venous channels that begin at the internal occipital protuberance at the back and lower part of the CRANIUM and travels laterally and forward ending in the internal jugular vein (JUGULAR VEINS). One of the transverse sinuses, usually the right one, is the continuation of the SUPERIOR SAGITTAL SINUS. The other transverse sinus is the continuation of the straight sinus. 
History Note English:   2008 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry CY cytology
DG diagnostic imaging DE drug effects
EM embryology EN enzymology
GD growth & development IM immunology
IN injuries IR innervation
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PA pathology
PH physiology PP physiopathology
RE radiation effects SU surgery
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   52514 
Unique Identifier:   D054064 

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