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confluence

 [kon´floo-ens]
a running together; a meeting of streams.
confluence of sinuses the dilated point of confluence of the superior sagittal, straight, occipital, and two transverse sinuses of the dura mater.

con·flu·ence

(kon'flū-ĕns), [TA]
A flowing together; a joining of two or more streams.
Synonym(s): confluens [TA]
[L. confluens]

confluence

/con·flu·ence/ (kon´floo-ins)
1. a running together; a meeting of streams.con´fluent
2. in embryology, the flowing of cells, a component process of gastrulation.

confluence of sinuses  the dilated point of confluence of the superior sagittal, straight, occipital, and two transverse sinuses of the dura mater.

con·flu·ence

(kon'flū-ĕns) [TA]
A flowing together; a joining of two or more streams.
[L. confluens]

confluence

a running together; a meeting of streams.

confluence of sinuses
the dilated point of confluence of the superior sagittal, straight, occipital and two transverse sinuses of the dura mater.
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