internal cerebral vein


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internal cerebral vein

A vein in each cerebral hemisphere formed by the merger of the thalamostriate and choroid veins; it drains the deep regions of the hemisphere.
See also: vein
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The vein of Galen (formed from the median vein of the prosencephalon) is formed by the union of the two internal cerebral veins and goes on to drain into the straight sinus.
1) As the internal cerebral veins develop, the anterior portion of the median prosencephalic vein of Markowski (MPM) regresses, and the posterior portion remains to form the vein of Galen.

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