intercavernous sinuses


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Related to intercavernous sinuses: sphenoparietal sinus, Diaphragma sellae, occipital sinus, basilar sinus

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