great cerebral vein of Galen

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great ce·re·bral vein of Ga·len

(gā'lĕn),
a large, unpaired vein formed by the junction of the two internal cerebral veins in the caudal part of the tela choroidea of the third ventricle; it passes caudally between the splenium of the corpus callosum and the pineal gland, curving dorsally to merge with the inferior sagittal sinus to form the straight sinus.

great cerebral vein of Galen

great ce·re·bral vein of Ga·len

(grāt ser'ĕ-brăl vān gā'len)
A large, unpaired vein formed by the junction of the two internal cerebral veins in the caudal part of the tela choroidea of the third ventricle; it passes caudally between the splenium of the corpus callosum and the pineal gland, curving dorsally to merge with the inferior sagittal sinus to form the straight sinus.

Galen,

Claudius, Greek physician and medical scientist in Rome, c. 130-201 A.D.
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