confluence of sinuses


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Related to confluence of sinuses: occipital sinus, Torcular Herophili

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.
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con·flu·ence of si·nus·es

[TA]
a meeting place, at the internal occipital protuberance, of the superior sagittal, straight, and occipital sinuses, drained by the two transverse sinuses of the dura mater.
Synonym(s): confluens sinuum [TA]
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con·flu·ence of si·nus·es

(kon-flūĕns sīnŭs-ĕz) [TA]
Meeting place, at the internal occipital protuberance, of the superior sagittal, straight, and occipital sinuses, drained by the two transverse sinuses of the dura mater.
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