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.
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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
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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
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