intercavernous sinuses

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intercavernous sinuses

the anterior and posterior anastomoses between the cavernous sinuses, passing anterior and posterior to the hypophysis and forming, with the cavernous sinuses, the circular sinus.
See also: cavernous sinus.

intercavernous sinuses

[-kav′ərnəs]
Etymology: L, inter, between, caverna, cavity, sinus, curve
the cavities through which the cavernous sinuses of the dura mater communicate.

in·ter·cav·er·nous si·nu·ses

(in'tĕr-kav'ĕr-nŭs sī'nŭs-ĕz)
The anterior and posterior anastomoses between the cavernous sinuses, passing anterior and posterior to the hypophysis and forming, with the cavernous sinuses, the circular sinus

Ridley,

Humphrey, English anatomist, 1653-1708.
circulus venosus ridleyi - Synonym(s): circular sinus
Ridley circle - Synonym(s): circular sinus
Ridley sinus - the anterior and posterior anastomoses between the cavernous sinuses. Synonym(s): intercavernous sinuses