ethmoid veins

eth·moid veins

(eth'moyd vānz)
Accompany the anterior and posterior ethmoid arteries and pass into the superior ophthalmic vein; they drain the ethmoid sinuses.
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Likewise, the ethmoid veins communicate with the superior ophthalmic veins, and one or more of them pierce the cribriform plate and join the veins of the frontal lobe.