venous angle

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ve·nous an·gle

1. angle formed by the junction of the internal jugular vein and the subclavian vein at either side of the neck; Synonym(s): Pirogoff angle
2. in neuroradiology, the angle of union of the superior thalamostriate vein (vena terminalis) with the internal cerebral vein, usually closely behind the interventricular foramen (of Monro).

ve·nous an·gle

(vē'nŭs ang'gĕl)
1. The junction of the internal jugular and subclavian veins, toward which converge the external and the anterior jugular and the vertebral veins, the thoracic duct in the left angle, and the right lymphatic duct in the right angle.
2. neuroradiology The angle of union of the superior thalamostriate vein (vena terminalis) with the internal cerebral vein, usually closely behind the interventricular foramen (Monro foramen).

venous angle

The angle formed by the junction of the internal jugular and subclavian veins.
See also: angle

Pirogoff,

Nikolai I., Russian surgeon, 1810-1881.
Pirogoff amputation - amputation of the foot.
Pirogoff angle - the junction of the internal jugular and subclavian veins; in neuroradiology, the angle of union of the superior thalamostriate vein with the internal cerebral vein. Synonym(s): venous angle
Pirogoff operation
Pirogoff triangle - a triangle formed by the intermediate tendon of the digastric muscle, the posterior border of the mylohyoid muscle, and the hypoglossal nerve.